Resource: Torrance Creative Scholars Program (Lafayette, LA)
Website: Torrance Creative Scholars Program (Lafayette, LA)
Sponsor: Center for Gifted Education
University: University of Louisiana Lafayette
URL: http://www.coe.louisiana.edu/centers/summer_prgms/creative_scholars.html
Description: The Torrance Creative Scholars Program was established in 1989 as an outgrowth of the work of Dr. E. Paul Torrance, internationally acclaimed authority on the identification and development of creative potential. The program is designed to recognize and nurture highly creative students. Students in the residential Creative Scholars Program are introduced to Creative Problem Solving and other strategies used by business leaders, scientists, writers, artists, and others in their creative work. The interdisplinary classes, which teach creative applications in areas such as science, mathematics, and the arts are facilitated by master teachers who model creativity in their teaching.

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