Teaching mathematics creatively in the junior secondary classes
This paper tried to emphasize the importance of teaching mathematics with creativity in the Junior Secondary classes (JS1-3) of our education system. It was established that a mathematically creative environment like the mathematics laboratory will enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics in schools. In this study, few examples of creative lessons in mathematics based on experimenting, experiencing, hands-on activities and collaboration was given, the implication of mathematics creativity stated and appropriate recommendations proffered.
KEY WORDS: creativity, mathematically creative environment and mathematics laboratory.