Enhancing creative problem solving in an integrated visual art and geometry program: A pilot study

E.M. Schoevers, E.H. Kroesbergen

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe 10th Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness International Conference
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings
EditorsDemetra Pitta-Pantazi
Place of PublicationNicosia, Cyprus
PublisherDepartment of Education, University of Cyprus
Pages27-32
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-9963-700-99-8
Publication statusUnpublished - 2017

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