The purpose of this study is to investigate
the creative characteristics among creative students in regular schools and its
relation to achievement and school type variables as perceived by teachers. The
sample of the study consisted of (176) male and female students with an age
range (9-17 years), (127) of them are high achievers
and (49) average achievers chosen purposefully from (11) schools, (7) private
schools and (4) public schools. (67)teachers participated in evaluating the
creative characteristics in students regardless of the academic achievement of
students. The creative characteristics inventory isused to identify the creative characteristic in students.
The findings of the study showed that there are apparent differences in the
means between high achievers and average achievers on all creative
characteristics. By using (T) test to examine the differences between means,
the findings showed that the differences were between high achievers and
average achievers on the achievement variable within five domains: fluency,
fantasy, problem sensitivity, originality and intuition for the favor of high
achievers. Meanwhile, there were no significant statistical differences on the
domains and other creative characteristics. With regard to school type, the
findings showed significant differences on the means of the ambiguity, fantasy,
curiosity, adventure and sense of humor for the favor of private schools.
Moreover, there were significant differences in the mean of fluency, problem
sensitivity, and independency for the favor of public schools.
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