Mathematics Creativity in Elementary Teacher Training

Isabel Vale, Ana Barbosa

Abstract

Creativity plays an important role in mathematics learning, so teachers must provide students with appropriate learning opportunities. This means using tasks, in particular those with multiple solutions and/or multiple resolutions, that usually require creative thinking and it could be a possible way to promote creativity in students. In this paper, we identify some traits of creativity in elementary pre-service teachers through tasks productions used during math classes.

Keywords

Creativity, Tasks, Problem Solving and Posing, Elementary Pre-service Teachers

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