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Creative education methods

Welcome to Michelle Korenfeld's website -

author, painter, poet, lifelong educator, and creativity researcher

creativity education teaching methods developer


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A little about Michelle and a lot about creativity...

Michelle Korenfeld - author, painter, poet, lifelong educator and creativity researcher for the past 20 years, Dean's excellence in Education leadership, administration and policy MA, brings a fresh breeze to the learning school bag, with creativity facilitation throughout the learning rainbow.

Wrote 10 creativity learning books - writing, drawing and painting. Believes that much of the social-emotional problems are based on aggression that derives from stifled creativity. To free such creative thinking, we need to construct creative learning opportunities for self-expression that will lead to excellence, through self-directedness that comes from teachers believing in children and youth's strengths.


"Michelle has a very picturesque and fascinating way of talking, illustrating and sharing with her audience.

I was amazed, learned and laughed."

Ellen Coronet, workshop participant at the Florida Creativity Conference.

"The qualities of critical and creative thinking, the acquisition of knowledge and appreciation for nature and science stand out throughout the book and will lead to learning."

Joan F. Smutny, founder of the Center for Gifted and Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity, Illinois, USA.

Review of Creative Children Like the Animals of the World. 

"Excellent, well designed! Great details".
"She is a very special creative leader".
"The only wow I gave."

Participants in the deep-dive workshop at the Creative Education Foundation's CPSI conference, Buffalo, New York.

" Michelle, with her rich background in creativity education, makes a compelling case for a more holistic and joyful approach to teaching. The book masterfully outlines how to blend AI with our innate human qualities to elevate creative learning."

Efraim Lerner - Education consultant unlocking human potential in education's AI era.

Michelangelo in the 21st Century book review

For years I beheld Michelle Koreneld’s facilitating and researching skills. We profoundly conversed toward the lessons she taught at the Dr Erica Landau Institute, when she crystalized her strategy, and toward writing her books. I was deeply impressed by the teaching-learning skills her books trans-disciplinarily provide basis for, while weaving non-formal educational methods into formal education and leveraging students’ curiosity for research and meaningful learning.

Michelle strongly believes in the strengths treasured in todays’ teachers and students. Michelle consolidated the teaching-learning methods she developed and researched during her academic studies to 5 E’s – 5 principles: Explore, Experience, Examine, Elevate, and Express. I identify with these principles wholeheartedly and believe they will open up new horizons of creativity and excellence to students.

Dr. Moshe Rishpon, Founder of The Science Oriented Youth Department and The Clore Garden of Science in The Weizmann Instititue.

Practical teaching inspiration book

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This book helps teachers leverage their humane personality, to complement AI assisted creative learning toward better results. It provides strategized practices, from which educators can choose those best suited for their students, to ignite creative skillful learning for K12. It equips with a treasure trove of tips to provide students with 21st century study skills toward success: creative problem solving, collaborative PBL, and much more.

Discover how to give social-emotional learning tips and 21st century skills guidelines. They will serve as a balancing anchor leading students’ growth through hands-on learning activities, flexibly structured by simple tools. Discover creative caring classroom management igniting diverse learners’ participation. Become a teacher-mentor, building students’ creative confidence while acquiring knowledge, for success and well-being.

This book provides a holistic solution to 21st century teachers’ challenges. No more trial and error. Creativity education leader, Michelle Korenfeld, offers an efficient up-to-date research and lifelong-creative-education-practice based method to upgrade achievements, bringing the smile back to teachers, children, youth, parents, and communities.

"I an enjoying reading. The contents dovetail quite well as one concept is scaffolded to another rather than kept in isolation. For example, the nexus between SEL & Creativity. I like the diamond illustration to help engage students with the 5Es and their interconnections. The illustrations are endearing and thought provoking.


I can't wait to finish it!"

Achievement Heights Academy and Studio, Dr. N'Quavah R. Velazquez -
Headmaster, CEO, President and Founder.

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