The Role of Teachers in Establishing an Attractive Environment to Develop the Creative Thinking among Basic Stage Students in the Schools of Tafilah Governorate According to their own Perspective

Ruba Al-Mahasneh


The objective of this study was to identify the role of teachers in founding an attractive environment for developing
the creative thinking, among the students of the basic stage in the schools of Tafilah Governorate. The researcher
applied the descriptive statistical method, and developed a questionnaire consisting of (45) items, divided into five
Dimensions: "Teaching strategies, Material preparations, extracurricular activities, Personality traits and Evaluation
strategies ". The instrument stability and validity were validated and approved. The sample of the study consisted of
(300) female and male teachers, who were selected through a simple random method. The study resulted of the are
the following:
- The estimate of the sample members of the instrument as a whole was moderate, and the fourth Dimension
"personal traits" ranked first, with a moderate estimation, while the second was "material preparations" which came
in the last rank, and with a low grade of estimation.
- There were statistically significant differences in the sample of the study teachers' same role, attributed to the
variables of "gender and academic qualification", while there were no statistically significant differences in the
sample of the study for their role attributed to the variable of "years of experience".
Based on the results of the study, the researcher presented recommendations, including reviewing the programs of
preparing and training teachers, the need to include plans and strategies for the development of creative thinking, and
enrichment of the school curriculum for the basic stage programs to develop the creative thinking.

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