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Message from the President

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Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness (MCG) is an exciting topic that was overlooked in school education and in the educational research for a long time. The International Group for MCG brings together mathematics educators, mathematicians, researchers, and others who are who are inspired to nurture and support the development of mathematical creativity and the realization of mathematical promise and mathematical giftedness.

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Affiliations

MCG (International Group for Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness) is affiliated with ICMI (the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction)
see details at: http://www.mathunion.org/icmi/icmi/affiliate-organizations/study-groups/

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Mission

pic-test3The purpose of the group is to bring together mathematics educators, mathematicians, researchers, and others who are interested in nurturing and supporting the development of mathematical creativity and the realization of mathematical promise and mathematical giftedness, promoting the improvement of teaching and learning mathematics, and widening students’ abilities to apply mathematical knowledge in innovative and creative ways. The work of the Group will concentrate on distinct but interrelated domains such as:

  • mathematical creativity for all students, from all backgrounds, and of all ages,
  • mathematical creativity, aptitude, and achievement,
  • mathematical giftedness, talent and promise,
  • mathematical creativity for individuals or teams, inside or outside the classroom,
  • mathematics competitions.

MCG Establishing Document

Featured Events

28-31/7/2014 - 8th MCG Conference

28-31/7/2014 - 8th MCG Conference

The Institute for the Development of Gifted Education is excited to be hosting the 2014...

TWG 7:Mathematical potential, creativity...

http://www.cerme9.org/scientific-activities/twg-teams/#WG7 (http://www.cerme9.org/scientific-activities/twg-teams/#WG7)

About Us

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The group history started in 1999 when Hartwig Meissner organized an International Conference on Creativity and Mathematics Education in Muenster, Germany. About 80 participants from more than 20 countries participated. In 2002 Agnis Andzans organized our next conference on Creativity in Mathematics Education and the Education of Gifted Students in Riga, Latvia. About 40 experts from 15 countries discussed the role of creativity and the role of competitions on future developments in mathematics education.

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Roza Leikin, President MCG, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Linda Sheffield, Vice president MCG, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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