By David Sebek
"Students I taught were very productive using the Osborn Model. But you can structure your students creativity in other ways. By changing your academic lens or perspective you can take your content area objectives and revise student output using the structures of literature.
"My sixth graders work on a lengthy creative writing project. Before we start I give them a map to help them find their way; avoiding the pitfall of "I don't know what to write next." The structure of the Hero's Journey allows students to remain productive while creating."