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Design of Digital Resources for Promoting Creative Mathematical Thinking

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In this chapter, we present our experience with the design of educational digital resources aiming at promoting creative mathematical thinking, taking place in the MC Squared project, The resources are produced within an innovative socio-technological environment called “C-book technology” (C for creative) by a community gathering together mathematics teachers, computer scientists and researchers in mathematics education. In this chapter, we discuss the choices made in the design of the “Experimental geometry ” c-book resource to evidence the affordances of the C-book technology for designing resources promoting creativity in mathematics.

Keywords

  • Digital resource
  • Design choices
  • Creative mathematical thinking
  • Geometric locus of points
  • Dynamic geometry
  • Dynamic algebra
  • Interoperability

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Acknowledgements

The research leading to these results has received funding from the EU (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 610467—project “MC Squared” (mc2-project.eu). The C-book technology is based on the Freudenthal Institute DME portal and is being developed by a consortium of nine partner organizations. This publication reflects only the authors’ views and the European Union is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

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Trgalová, J., El-Demerdash, M., Labs, O., Nicaud, JF. (2018). Design of Digital Resources for Promoting Creative Mathematical Thinking. In: Ball, L., Drijvers, P., Ladel, S., Siller, HS., Tabach, M., Vale, C. (eds) Uses of Technology in Primary and Secondary Mathematics Education. ICME-13 Monographs. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76575-4_15

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