Ep 70 – Teaching Creatively, Teaching Creativity

Back on Episode 24, Happy Anniversary, Dave asked Carl Leggo about the importance of creativity in Education. This time around, Carl elaborates on his commitment to creativity and shares his thoughts about teaching creatively and teaching creativity. Carl recommends a selection of books to inspire creative approaches in the classroom for varying curricular disciplines, including music and theatre, but also physics, science, and social studies! See below for links.

We’d love to hear from you about your thoughts on our discussions or interviews and we’re always open to hearing suggestions for the show. Email us at podcast.pdce@ubc.ca.

Just a note that the views expressed in the podcast are those of the hosts and guests, and not necessarily the views of either PDCE or the Faculty of Education at UBC.

Episode 70 (46:44)

Time Stamps

00:20 | Introduction
6:27 | Carl Leggo Interview

Organic Creativity in the Classroom: Teaching to Intuition in the Arts and Academics
Stylish Academic Writing
On Creativity
Sailing on a Concrete Boat: A Teacher’s Journey

42:52 | What’s happening at PDCE

Info Session for MEd in Literacy Education (LL14) | Thursday, Nov. 14 | 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Info Session for MEd in Counselling Psychology (MVR7) | Tuesday, Nov. 19 | 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (Pacific time)
Plug: The Good Guide


Down the Hall theme music | “Chased by a Cow” by Heifervescent
Bumper Music | “Want It All” by Misfilter