Power and Creativity in Mathematics: Using
Open-Ended Problems in the Mathematics Classroom
Doctoral Student, Department of Mathematics and Science Education
The University of Georgia
105 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7124
Phone: 706.542.4569 Fax: 706.542.4551
Presented as a colloquium for the Mathematics Education Student Association at the University of Georgia, October 31, 2005.
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Reverse Side: An example of the guidelines given to students for a project involving an open-ended problem.