**Korea 2012**

8 – 15 July 2012, Seoul, ICME12

16 – 18 July 1012, Busan, MCG7

**The Role of Student Motivation in Developing and Assessing the Acquisition of Higher-Order Thinking Skills**

13 July 2012, ICME12

17 July 2012, MCG7

- The
**slideshow presentation**on using the writing of Original Problems to inspire creativity and encourage higher-order thinking. - The
**research paper**by Vince Matsko and Jay Thomas on the writing of orginal problems. - The
**problem statement**for the Original Problems writing assignment. - An
**essay**on mathematical creativity. - A brief discussion of
**problem writing,**in general. - A brief discussion of problem writing involving
**pentominoes.** - A link to the presentations from the
**Riga 2010**conferences.

**Creativity in Mathematics Education: Discussion Group 2**

10 July 2012, ICME12

14 July 2012, ICME12

- A link to the Discussion Group 2:
**Creativity in Mathematics Education**website.

**Teaching Mathematics as Art: Discussion 1**

12 July 2012, MCG7

- Discussion 1:
**Mathematics as Art.** - Paul Lockhart's
The presentation is largely based on this interesting and thought-provoking essay.**A Mathematician's Lament.**

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