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Mathematics & mathematics education : searching for common ground

Author: Michael N Fried; Tommy Dreyfus
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2014.
Series: Advances in mathematics education (Springer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is based on a symposium in honor of Ted Eisenberg concerning the growing divide between the mathematics community and the mathematics education community, a divide that is clearly unhealthy for both. The work confronts this disturbing gap by considering the nature of the relationship between mathematics education and mathematics, and by examining areas of commonality as well as disagreement. It seeks to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fried, Michael.
Mathematics & Mathematics Education : Searching for Common Ground.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael N Fried; Tommy Dreyfus
ISBN: 9789400774735 9400774737 9400774729 9789400774728
OCLC Number: 869465799
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 402 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Mathematics & Mathematics Education: Searching for Common Ground / Michael N. Fried --
Dialogue on a Dialogue --
Mathematics and Mathematics Education: Beginning a Dialogue in an Atmosphere of Increasing Estrangement / Michael N. Fried --
Some of My Pet-Peeves with Mathematics Education / Theodore Eisenberg --
Mathematics at the Center of Distinct Fields: A Response to Michael and Ted / Professor Emerita Norma Presmeg --
Mutual Expectations Between Mathematics and Mathematics Education --
Mutual Expectations Between Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators / Tommy Dreyfus --
History of Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Mathematics --
History in Mathematics Education. A Hermeneutic Approach / Hans Niels Jahnke --
Reflections on History of Mathematics / Luis Radford --
Problem-Solving: A Problem for Both Mathematics and Mathematics Education --
Reflections on Problem-Solving / Boris Koichu --
Mathematical Literacy: What Is It and How Is It Determined? --
"Mathematical Literacy": An Inadequate Metaphor / E. Paul Goldenberg --
Reflections on Mathematical Literacy / Anna Sfard --
Visualization in Mathematics and Mathematics Education --
Fifty Years of Thinking About Visualization and Visualizing in Mathematics Education: A Historical Overview / McKenzie (Ken) A. Clements --
Reflections on Visualization in Mathematics and in Mathematics Education / Elena Nardi --
Justification and Proof --
Making Sense of Mathematical Reasoning and Proof / David Tall --
Reflections on Justification and Proof / Keith Weber --
Policy: What Should We Do, and Who Decides? --
Mathematics and Mathematics Education Policy / Mogens Niss --
Reflections on Policy / Nitsa Movshovitz-Hadar --
Collaboration Between Mathematics and Mathematics Education --
Mathematics and Education: Collaboration in Practice / Hyman Bass and Deborah Loewenberg Ball --
Reflections on Collaboration Between Mathematics and Mathematics Education / Patrick W. Thompson --
Postscript --
We Must Cultivate Our Common Ground / Jeremy Kilpatrick.
Series Title: Advances in mathematics education (Springer (Firm))
Other Titles: Mathematics and mathematics education
Responsibility: Michael N. Fried, Tommy Dreyfus, editors.

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