Practice of creativity through teaching learning approach in Science class of grade four in government primary schools: a study on current practice and opportunity in Gazipur urban area
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The study intends to find the current practice and creativity opportunities through teaching-learning methods in science class. Creativity is a fundamental phenomenon in the twenty-first century. The study's main objective is to understand the current practices in primary schools and whether the teaching-learning method supports the students to develop creativity. The study method was qualitative and conducted in three schools in the Gazipur City area. The creativity was evaluated based on the five attributes given by Craft (2005) that can foster creativity in the classroom. After analyzing the data, it is found that there is still a significant gap in practicing creativity in the classroom. There is less scope of imagination, curiosity, asking thoughtful questions, doing exciting activities, and problem-solving opportunities in the classroom. There are still gaps between the curriculum and teachers' creativity development knowledge. The study also found significant challenges such as classroom time, the gap in the curriculum, lack of resources, and poor literacy skills that hinder the school's creativity development.