Is there creativity in your classroom?

Creativity is not just for art, music or after-school clubs. Teacher Martin Matthews explains how we must all try to bring creativity into our classrooms – no matter what the subject (or the curriculum).

 

That’s not art! He was examining a curled up, photocopied image of Tracy Emin’s Turner Prize-nominated My Bed.

 

“What do you mean?” I asked. My grandfather looked at me: “How can this be put forward for an art prize? You want to get yourself over to a proper gallery with proper pictures.”

 

It was many years ago and my grandfather had asked me to tell him what I had been studying at university, which is why Emin’s My Bed found its way into his hands.

 

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