Enhancing creative problem solving in an integrated visual art and geometry program: A pilot study
Nicosia, Cyprus : Department of Education, University of Cyprus
InPitta-Pantazi, D. (ed.), The 10th Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness International Conference - Proceedings, pp. 27-32
The 10th Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness International Conference (MCG 10) (Nicosia, Cyprus, 24 - 26 April, 2017)
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Pitta-Pantazi, D. (ed.), The 10th Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness International Conference - Proceedings
SubjectLearning and Plasticity
This article describes a new pedagogical method, an integrated visual art and geometry program, which has the aim to increase primary school students' creative problem solving and geometrical ability. This paper presents the rationale for integrating visual art and geometry education. Furthermore the MathArt pedagogy and program is described and it is explained how the MathArt program intends to increase students' creative thinking and geometrical ability. Additionally initial results of the pilot study are presented, which investigates the effects of the MathArt program.
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