CREATIVITY IN TEACHING MATH TO STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

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https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.vol9.iss6.3198

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creativity, mathematics, development, teaching, intellectual disability, education

Abstract

Developing creativity and thinking outside the box is key in modern education. When students are able to combine ideas, techniques, approaches that enable them to solve problems in different ways we can assert that they were taught creativity in their mathematical instructions. Most tests for evaluation of mathematical creativity measure the flexibility, fluency, and originality of student responses. Creativity tends to be hindered in the case of students with mild intellectual disabilities. Studies on the application of creativity in the teaching of mathematics to students with intellectual disabilities are limited. The article analyzed the academic achievement in mathematics and development of students' creativity.

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Author Biographies

Aleksandra Bašić, University of Belgrade

TA, Faculty for Special Education and Rehabilitation

Ružica Zdravković Parezanović, University of Belgrade

Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Anja Gajić , University of Belgrade

Researcher, Faculty for Special Education and Rehabilitation

Bojana Arsić , University of Belgrade

Researcher, Faculty for Special Education and Rehabilitation

Dragana Maćešić Petrović, University of Belgrade

Professor, Faculty for Special Education and Rehabilitation

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01-06-2021

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Bašić, A., Parezanović, R. Z. ., Gajić , A. ., Arsić , B. ., & Petrović, D. M. . (2021). CREATIVITY IN TEACHING MATH TO STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 9(6), 400–405. https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.vol9.iss6.3198