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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Background: Synectics teaching pattern is a method which motivates learners to create and present new and creative ideas .This method gives one the opportunity to study possible means for expressing one`s self and utilize new methods for solving problems.
Purpose: The present research was designed to study the roll of synectics teaching pattern on creativity and academic performance of the fourth grade primary school art students.
Method: For this purpose 60 students (30 girls and 30 boys) of fourth grade primary school in Tehran were selected. This research was a quasi-experiment with pretest and post test with control group in both genders, which the experimental groups were selected by accessible sampling and control groups were selected randomly. For gathering information, Torrance`s creativity test (form B) were used. Data of this research analyzed by use of ANCOVA, and independent t test.
Result (s): Results showed that synectics teaching pattern is effective on creativity and Academic performance of female and male students in painting. Also the synectics teaching pattern did not differ significantly on creativity components of Torrance test including: fluency, flexibility, originality, elaboration in boys and girls. Of course even though creativity scores of girls in art were more than boys, but this increase were about the same in two genders.
Conclusion: .Synetics is a suitable method for developing Art creativity but it affects both genders equally.