Psicologia Escolar e Educacional
versão impressa ISSN 1413-8557
NAKANO, Tatiana de Cássia. Investigating teachers creativity: brazilian research projects. Psicol. esc. educ. [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.1, pp. 45-53. ISSN 1413-8557.
Considering that creativity is a characteristic capable of developing the potential of the individual and considering the importance of the stimulation to the creativity in the school environment and the role of the teacher in the process,, this research verifies what has been studied in this field study in Brazil.. The study aimed at tracing a picture of what one already knows concerning the phenomenon creativity ..A Search in the database Scielo was carried using the word creativity. We considered 34 results got from our research , and we analyzed the terms related to the role of the teacher. After selecting the terms to be analyzed, we divided the definitions according to the theme and objectives:. the influence of the school organization on the creativity, contribution of the teachers in this process, conception of the teachers about creativity, teachers´ ability to identify the creativity in their students, difficulties and limitations in the creative environment creation, training of models of creative performance. We verified that the influence of teacher on the process of creativity development in the school has been the focus of most of the Brazilian research. The analysis of the research points with respect to the figure of a teacher badly prepared, with great difficulties to deal with this issue. Individual differences students creativity and gifts do not receive attention from the teachers because they themselves do not feel motivated to tach due to the bad conditions of schools.
Palavras-chave : Creativity; Teacher; School enviroment.