Opposite to teaching any other subject , the teaching of languages in general and English in particular can’t be carried out without triggering the students’ overall energy and sense of creativity. The nature of languages imply that learners ought not to be passive , this is why many teachers have grown more convinced that the static presentation of knowledge in the form of blocks of units that are broken into smaller units later does no longer serve the essence of teaching such a vivid language as English. Creative teachers invoke learners diverse preferences and abilities through exposing them to as many varied learning syles as possible which can be mainly done by breaking the constraining walls of the classroom and creating more ample spaces (be they physical or virtual) for learners to expand the material , criticise it and go beyond it. While traditional teaching approaches fail to attend to the several dormant skills and types of intelligences that many students are endowed with and which go most of the time unrecognised , creative teaching aims at activating those dormant areas and exploring them the most by monitoring students to learn how to learn instead of constantly spoon-feeding them. Creative teaching is about leadig learners to think outside the box and against all odds to discover the information on their own and then explore it and try to construct meaning out of it , this is what we call active learning or learning through doing. For example ;  instead of giving ready made rules and structures it’s better involving when you give different examples and leave students discover the different patterns and detect the rule or rules according to which they function. One more advantage in favour of creative learning is the amount of healthy dynamism and constructive joy it brings to your classroom. Mind you, this dynamism is not overly welcomed by all teachers as it is regarded sometimes as a shortcoming that leads to control and behaviour problems.

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