Preservice elementary teachers: Creative thinking, pedagogy and MathArt projects

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2014-08-19
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Alagic, Mara
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Alagic, Mara. "Preservice Elementary Teachers: Creative Thinking, Pedagogy, and MathArt Projects. In Proceedings of Bridges 2014: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture. Gary Greenfield, George Hart, & Reza Sarhangi, eds.

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Preservice elementary teachers, themselves taking a Mathematical Investigations class, completed a project whereby they created an artistic representation of a mathematics concept of their choice. An eclectic collection of produced works demonstrated various interpretations of the assignment. In this paper a very brief theoretical background for this work is provided as well as a sample of preservice elementary teachers' works with the accompanying reflections.

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