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## Details

Document Type: | Book |
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All Authors / Contributors: |
Roza Leikin; Bharath Sriraman |

ISBN: | 9783319388380 331938838X |

OCLC Number: | 965830491 |

Description: | vi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm |

Contents: | Introduction to interdisciplinary perspectives on creativity and giftedness / Roza Leikin and Bharath Sriraman) -- pt. I. Perspectives on creativity. Creativity, imagination and early math education / Maciej Karwowski, Dorota M. Jankowska, and Witold Szwajkowski -- Assessment of creativity in undergraduate mathematics : using a creativity-in-progress rubric on proving / Milos Savic ... [et al.] -- Teacher's views on modeling as a creative mathematical activity / Gudbjorg Palsdottir and Bharath Sriraman) -- The prominence of affect in creativity / Eric L. Mann, Scott A. Chamberlin, and Amy K. Graefe -- When mathematics meets reality : how much creative are math students? / Florence Mihaela Singer and Cristian Voica -- Constraints, competency and creativity in the classroom / Catrinel Haught-Tromp and Patricia D. Stokes -- Convergence in creativity development for mathematical capacity / Ai-Girl Tan and Bharath Sriraman -- The origin of insight in mathematics / Reuben Hersh and Vera John-Steiner -- Creativity in doubt : toward understanding what drives creativity in learning / Ronald Beghetto and James B. Schreiber -- pt. II. Perspectives on giftedness. What is special in brain activity of mathematically gifted adolescents / Roza Leikin, Mark Leikin, and Ilana Waissman -- Psychological and neuro-scientific perspectives on mathematical creativity and giftedness / David H. Cropley, Martin Westwell, and Florence Gabriel -- What have we learned about giftedness and creativity? an overview of a five years journey / Demetra Pitta-Pantazi -- The interplay between excellence in school mathematics and general giftedness : focusing on mathematical creativity / Miriam Lev and Roza Leikin -- Mathematically gifted education : political perspective / Alexander Karp -- New directions for research in creativity and giftedness : the case of mathematics / Bharath Sriraman and Roza Leikin. |

Series Title: | Advances in mathematics education (Springer (Firm)) |

Responsibility: | Roza Leikin, Bharath Sriraman, editors. |

## Reviews

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Publisher Synopsis

"This edited collection of 16 chapters paints a broad picture of current research and views on creativity and giftedness through theoretical papers and empirical studies. ... This book is a valuable collection of diverse approaches and ideas on creativity, giftedness, and their connection. The narrative structure that emerges from the divergent, diverse, and multidisciplinary views on creativity and giftedness creates a space for further research in this area." (Nenad Radakovic and Limin Jao, Mathematical Thinking and Learning, Vol. 119 (2), April, 2017)"This edited volume considers recent research on creativity and giftedness in mathematics education and how these two concepts might be related. ... Creativity is not a personal trait of individuals that can be easily recognized, and a number of operational definitions are given by researchers in this volume. ... Much can be learned from the chapters in this book ... ." (Annie Selden, MAA Reviews, maa.org, April, 2017) Read more...

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