ERIC Number: ED436375
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
The Creative Mathematics Teacher.
The creative mathematics teacher who has love and enthusiasm for mathematics as a curriculum area should be in great demand in all schools. This paper discusses the characteristics of creative mathematics teachers, including those who guide students to engage in divergent thinking; have learners do much creative writing; and integrate creative dramatics, art, and the history of mathematics into their mathematics instruction. It is concluded that the creative teacher encourages students to be authentic individuals who are interested in the originality, novelty, and uniqueness of ideas. (ASK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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