Exploring the Teacher's Creative Process Based on Amabile's Creativity Componential Theory: A Case Study During COVID-19 in Indonesia





The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted students’ mathematics learning activities by requiring learning from home. Therefore, teachers are expected to be innovative and creative to meet students' learning needs. This study aimed to explore the creativity of teachers and students based on Amabile's creativity componential theory in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The case study approach used in this study involved a 29-year-old teacher and three 10-year-old students. The teacher was selected for his professional achievements as a teacher in South Sulawesi. The data were analyzed through the following stages: (1) Analyze; (2) Perform data reduction (3) Compile data (4) Check data validity, (5) Interpret data/draw conclusions. The results showed that learning by involving projects can increase the creativity of teachers and students in learning mathematics during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research conclusion shows that the creativity that occurs in teachers fulfills the components of Amabile theory. Virtual learning involving projects carried out in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic can increase the creativity of teachers and students.






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