1st Edition

Developing Research in Mathematics Education Twenty Years of Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration in Europe

    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    Developing Research in Mathematics Education is the first book in the series New Perspectives on Research in Mathematics Education, to be produced in association with the prestigious European Society for Research in Mathematics Education. This inaugural volume sets out broad advances in research in mathematics education which have accumulated over the last 20 years through the sustained exchange of ideas and collaboration between researchers in the field.

    An impressive range of contributors provide specifically European and complementary global perspectives on major areas of research in the field on topics that include:

    • the content domains of arithmetic, geometry, algebra, statistics, and probability;
    • the mathematical processes of proving and modeling;
    • teaching and learning at specific age levels from early years to university;
    • teacher education, teaching and classroom practices;
    • special aspects of teaching and learning mathematics such as creativity, affect, diversity, technology and history;
    • theoretical perspectives and comparative approaches in mathematics education research.

    This book is a fascinating compendium of state-of-the-art knowledge for all mathematics education researchers, graduate students, teacher educators and curriculum developers worldwide.



    The European Society for Research in Mathematics Education: Introduction by its former presidents

    Ferdinando Arzarello, Paolo Boero, Viviane Durand-Guerrier and Barbara Jaworski

    Chapter 1. From geometrical thinking to geometrical working competencies

    Alain Kuzniak, Philippe R. Richard, Paraskevi Michael-Chrysanthou

    Chapter 2. Number sense in teaching and learning arithmetic

    Sebastian Rezat, Lisser Rye Ejersbo

    Chapter 3. Algebraic thinking

    Jeremy Hodgen, Reinhard Oldenburg, Heidi Strømskag

    Chapter 4. Research on probability and statistics education: trends and directions

    Arthur Bakker, Corinne Hahn, Sibel Kazak, Dave Pratt

    Chapter 5. Research on university mathematics education

    Carl Winsløw, Ghislaine Gueudet, Reinhard Hochmuth, Elena Nardi

    Chapter 6. Argumentation and proof

    M. Alessandra Mariotti, Viviane Durand-Guerrier, Gabriel J. Stylianides

    Chapter 7. Theory-practice relations in research on applications and modelling

    Morten Blomhøj, Jonas Bergman Ärlebäck

    Chapter 8. Early years mathematics

    Esther S. Levenson, Maria G. Bartolini Bussi, Ingvald Erfjord

    Chapter 9. Mathematical potential, creativity and talent

    Demetra Pitta-Pantazi, Roza Leikin

    Chapter 10. Affect and mathematical thinking: Exploring developments, trends, and future directions

    Markku S. Hannula, Marilena Pantziara, Pietro Di Martino

    Chapter 11. Technology and resources in mathematics education

    Jana Trgalová, Alison Clark-Wilson, Hans-Georg Weigand

    Chapter 12. Classroom practice and teachers’ knowledge, beliefs, and identity

    Jeppe Skott, Reidar Mosvold, Charalampos Sakonidis

    Chapter 13. Mathematics teacher education and professional development

    Alena Hošpesová, José Carrillo, Leonor Santos

    Chapter 14. Mathematics education and language: Lessons and directions from two decades of research

    Núria Planas, Candia Morgan, Marcus Schütte

    Chapter 15. Diversity in mathematics education

    Guida de Abreu, Núria Gorgorió, Lisa Björklund Boistrup

    Chapter 16. Comparative studies in mathematics education

    Eva Jablonka, Paul Andrews, David Clarke, Constantinos Xenofontos

    Chapter 17. History and mathematics education

    Uffe Thomas Jankvist, Jan van Maanen

    Chapter 18. Theoretical perspectives and approaches in mathematics education research

    Ivy Kidron, Marianna Bosch, John Monaghan, Hanna Palmér

    Chapter 19. ERME as a Group: Questions to mould its identity

    Marcelo C. Borba

    Chapter 20. Communication, cooperation, and collaboration: ERME’s magnificent experiment

    Norma Presmeg


    Tommy Dreyfus is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Education at Tel Aviv University in Israel and one of the Founding Series Editors of the IMPACT Mathematics series. He is an Advisory Editor of Educational Studies in Mathematics and a Contributing Editor of the Journal of Mathematical Behavior. He has previously edited several books including one in Routledge’s EARLI book series.

    Michèle Artigue is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Education at the University Paris Diderot – Paris 7 in France. She was recently awarded the Felix Klein medal for life-time achievement in mathematics education research by the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction, and is a Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour.

    Despina Potari is Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Athens in Greece, and Guest Professor of Mathematics Education at Linnaeus University in Sweden. She is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education.

    Susanne Prediger is Professor of Mathematics Education and head of the Institute for Development and Research in Mathematics Education at the University of Dortmund in Germany. She has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters and is currently President of ERME, the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education.

    Kenneth Ruthven is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge in England and Guest Professor in Mathematics Education at Karlstad University in Sweden and at the University of Agder in Norway. He is an Advisory Editor of the international journals Educational Studies in Math-ematics and Research in Mathematics Education and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.