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Firstly, creativity can be related to a high level of intelligence. Such a high level of intelligence is present in a few people that have that particular gift. High intelligence cannot be taught in educational institutions since it is a gift a person is born with internally (Craft, 2001). The second form of creativity is present in all students. The second form of creativity is an important life skill that teachers and other educators should nurture in students (Craft, 2001). In order to nurture this form of creativity among students, schools should set their programs to ensure that it develops self efficiency among all students at all stages of the learning process. Self efficiency entails the ability of the students to realize creativity goals, through the use of minimum resources. Self efficiency is important in education creativity because it ensures the effective allocation and use of the allocated resources in creativity activities. The main characteristics of creativity in education include originality, self efficiency and talent. Most schools approach marginalizes creativity at the cost of other school program activities (Spendlove, 2005).
There is a problem in defining the term creativity since, in most cases, people overuse the term creativity while at the same time interchange it for innovation and /or enterprise which may have different meanings. While creativity focuses on generating new ideas, innovation creates value in such ideas (Okpara, 2007). Many authors and scholars have attempted to define the term creativity in different ways. The complexity of the term creativity means that it differs in many educational setups and contexts. For example, as Spendlove (2005) argues that definitions of creativity should include ‘novelty’ as a constant factor. Spendlove (2005) also expands the definition by pointing out that creativity involves achieving
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