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The 9th International

MATHEMATICAL CREATIVITY AND GIFTEDNESS Conference Program (www.mcg-9.net)

 

 

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

 

  9:0017:00 Arrival and registration of participants
17:00 – 18:00 IC MCG meeting
18:00 – 20:00 Opening ceremony
Reception cocktail

 

Friday, June 26th, 2015

 

9:0010:00

Plenary LectureBharath Sriraman

Mathematical Pathologies as Pathways into Creativity

10:0010:30 Coffee break
10:3011:30

Plenary Lecture Gabriele Kaiser

Professional competences of teachers and its relation to creativity

12:00 13:00

Workshop 1  

Workshop 1.1.   Room A

Workshop 1.2.     Room B

Workshop 1.3.     Room C

13:30 15:00 Lunch
15:00 – 16:30

Oral Presentations1

OP1.1 Room A

OP1.2   Room B

OP1.3 Room C

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30

Oral Presentations 2

OP2.1   Room A

OP2.2   Room B

OP2.3   Room C

18:30 – 19:00 Meeting plenary speakers
19:30 – Dinner

 

 

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

 

9:0010:00

Plenary LectureViktor Freiman

Mathematical giftedness goes online: what are the new ways, tools, resources to develop talents and creativity in students?

10:0010:30 Coffee break
10:3011:30

Plenary Lecture Rina Zazkis

Virtual conversations on mathematical tasks

11:45 13:00

Symposia

Symposium 1  Room A

Symposium 2  Room B

13:00 15:00 Lunch
15:00 – 17:00

Oral Presentations 3

OP3.1   Room A

OP3.2   Room B

OP3.3   Room C

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break
17:30 – 18:00 Meeting plenary speakers
18:00 – 19:00 MCG meeting
19:30 – Festive Dinner

 

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

 

9:0010:00

Research panel – Roza Leikin, Demetra Pitta-Pantazi,

         Florence Mihaela Singer, Linda Sheffield

Connection between theory and practice in gifted education

10:0010:30 Coffee break
10:3011:30

Workshop 2  

Workshop 2.1.   Room A

Workshop 2.2.     Room B

11:30 13:00 Lunch (+ IC Meeting)
13:00 16:00 Excursion – Visit to the Peles Castle
16:00 – Departure

 

 

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

 

 

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS 1

Friday, June 26, 2015

15:00 – 16:30

 

1.1. Creativity in elementary education                                                                            Room A

Chairman: Marianne Nolte

Nr. Authors Paper title
1

Anna Prusak

 

Nurturing student's creativity through telling mathematical stories
2

Maria Kattou

Constantinos Christou

Demetra Pitta-Pantazi

Solving a mathematical creativity task
3

Mark Applebaum
Elena Gofman

The perception of the concept of a "challenging task" by mathematically promising elementary school students
4

Aleksandra Mihajlovic

Mirko Dejic

Using open-ended problems and problem posing activities in elementary mathematics classroom

 

1.2. Creativity in Mathematics Competitions                                                                       Room B

Chairman: Roza Leikin

Nr. Authors Paper title
1

Ingrida Veilande

Sandra Krauze

The analysis of 6th grade students’ works at the open Mathematical Olympiad
2 Ariana-Stanca Văcărețu Learning math through research and cooperation
3 Dace Kuma Novelties in Math Olympiads in Latvia
4 Gregory Makrides Le-MATH: learning mathematics through new communication factors

 

1.3. Problem solving and problem posing situations                                                  Room C

Chairman: Ewa Swoboda

Nr. Authors Paper title
1 Boris Koichu Problem solving and choice-based pedagogies
2

Mihaela Singer

Ildikó Pelczer

Cristian Voica

Problem posing cognitive style - can it be used to assess mathematical creativity?
3

Bronislaw Czarnocha

William Baker

Creativity and bisociation
4

Gönül Yazgan-Sağ

Ziya Argün

Self-control and self-monitoring processes of gifted students in mathematical problem solving situations

 

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS 2

 

Friday, June 26, 2015

17:00 – 18:30

 

2.1. Creativity in early years                                                                                                    Room A

Chairman: Alex Friedlander

Nr. Authors Paper title
1 Melanie Beck Combinational play between mathematical domains as one dimension of mathematical creativity in the early years
2

Jana Slezakova

Ewa Swoboda

Looking for the way to support children's mathematical creativity
3

Panayiota Irakleous

Demetra Pitta-Pantazi

Identifying mathematically gifted preschoolers

 

2.2. Expertise vs. mathematical giftedness                                                                              Room B

Chairman: Boris Koichu

Nr. Authors Paper title
1 LindaJensen Sheffield Myths about "gifted" mathematics students: how widespread are they?
2 Torsten Fritzlar Mathematical giftedness as developing expertise
3

Zekeriya Karadag

Yasemin Devecioglu-Kaymakci

Bayburt's Got Gifted

 

2.3. Developing creativity through challenging activities                                                         Room C

Chairman: Jong Sool Choi

Nr. Authors Paper title
1

Naomi Prusak

Rina Hershkowitz

Creativity developed within an activity that affords multiple solution and multimodal argumentation
2 Ralf Benoelken “Mathe für Kleine Asse” – An enrichment project at the university of Münster
3

Sorin Alexe

Gabriela Alexe

Consuela Luiza Voica

Cristian Voica

XColony educational activities enhance spatial reasoning in middle school students



ORAL PRESENTATIONS 3

 

Saturday, June 27, 2015

15:00 – 17:00

 

3.1. Mathematical giftedness, talent and promise                                                          Room A

Chairman: Torsten Fritzlar

Nr. Authors Paper title
1

Daniela Assmus

Frank Förster

Analogical-reasoning abilities of mathematically gifted children - first results of the video study ViStAD
2

Paraskevi Sophocleous

Demetra Pitta-Pantazi

Higher order thinking in mathematics
3 Michael Kainose Mhlolo Examining covert impediments to inclusive education for the mathematically gifted learners in South Africa
4 Nicolae Popa “The week of mathematics” – a project with creative approaches

 

3.2. Challenges in the teaching practice                                                                              Room B

Chairman: LindaJensen Sheffield

Nr. Authors Paper title
1 Jong Sool Choi A method of teaching Mathematics in Korea Science Academy
2

Elcin Emre Akdogan

Gönül Yazgan-Sağ

Prospective teachers' views of creativity in school mathematics
3 Sinan Kanbir Ability grouping for mathematically promising students
4 Edel Reilly Supermath: a creative way to use gifted math students’ talents

 

3.3. Teaching discourse in creative learning environments                                      Room C

Chairman: Ralf Benoelken

Nr. Authors Paper title
1

Rina Hershkowitz

Michal Tabach

Shirly Azmon

Chris Rasmussen

Tommy Dreyfus

Do teacher's ways of enhancing discourse in her class leave traces on her students' post-test responses?
2

Michal Tabach

Alex Friedlander

Algebraic symbols and creative thinking
3 Emilia Angelova Velikova A study on the relation between creative school environment and creative students’ personality, process and product
4

Zekeriya Karadag

Dragana Martinovic

Seyda Birni

Mathematical creativity and the affordances of dynamic and interactive mathematics learning environments

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS1

Friday, June 26, 2015

12:00 – 13:00

WS Room Authors Workshop title
1.1. A Linda Jensen Sheffield Rational Creativity: Algorithms or Innovation? Teaching Operations with Fractions
1.2. B

Florence Mihaela Singer

Cristian Voica

 

Effective feedback for efficient learning: A computer-based system of assessment
1.3. C

Consuela Luiza Voica

Aurelia Grigorescu

 

Visualizing geometric concepts using a novel type of 3D puzzles

 

 

WORKSHOPS2

 

Sunday, June 28, 2015

10:3011:30

WS Room Authors Workshop title
2.1. A William Renwick Speer Activities that Engage Gifted and Talented Students in Productive Struggles with Desirable Difficulties: A Model Encouraging Intense Discourse and Deep Reasoning
2.2. B Sinan Kanbir Use of algebraic reasoning for early identification of mathematical talent

 

 

 

SYMPOSIA

 

 

 

Saturday, June 27, 2015

11:45 – 13:00

SYM Room Authors Symposium title
1 A

Bronislaw Czarnocha

William Baker

The nature of creativity
2 B Marianne Nolte Fostering Mathematical Giftedness in regular classroom setting and in special programs