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Jerry P. Becker

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Conference Announcement: 8th Int'l MCG
Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:07 PM
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Sent at the request of Linda Sheffield.
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8th International Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness (MCG)
Conference -
<http://www.du.edu/idge/conference/upcoming.html>www.du.edu/idge/conference/upcoming.html

Great discount for early bird registration ends May 1, 2014

July 28-30, 2014 - University of Denver, July 31, 2014 - Optional
Excursions throughout Colorado

Have you ever wanted to talk directly to mathematics educators from
around the world about what they really do to promote and develop
mathematical creativity and giftedness in their students of all ages?
Do you wonder if all those research studies from the Programme for
International Student Assessment (PISA) and the Trends in
International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) reflect actual
classroom practices? If so, then you won't want to miss the eighth
International Group for Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness
(<http://www.igmcg.org>www.igmcg.org) biennial conference on the
University of Denver campus in Denver, Colorado, July 28 - 30, 2014,
the first to be held in the United States. This conference promotes
mathematical creativity and giftedness in students of all ages and
backgrounds, and supports interested mathematics educators,
mathematicians, researchers, and other individuals.

This conference is an unparalleled opportunity. Attendees will not
only hear outstanding presentations, panel discussions, and research
reports, but also take part in thought-provoking symposia, engage in
active workshops with a wide variety of original investigations and
challenging problems, enjoy team problem solving competitions, and
have ample time to talk personally with some of the most outstanding
experts in the field from around the world! Experts from: Singapore,
Japan, Korea, Israel, Russia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, the United
Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Lithuania, Romania, South Africa and the
United States are scheduled to present. Featured speakers include:
Dr. Linda Sheffield, Regents Professor Emerita of Mathematics
Education, author, consultant and MCG Vice President; Dr. Roza
Leikin, Professor in the Departments of Mathematics Education and of
Gifted Education at the University of Haifa and MCG President; and
the University of Denver's Dr. Julie Sarama, Kennedy Endowed Chair of
Learning Technologies.

See
<http://www.du.edu/idge/conference/upcoming.html>www.du.edu/idge/conference/upcoming.html
to register and get more information.

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