Vital Directions for Mathematics Education Research
Leatham, Keith R. (Ed.)
2013, IX, 207 p. 27 illus., 9 illus. in color.
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This is a unique collection of advice from some of the most respected and widely-read authors in mathematics education
The chapters are extremely valuable references for supporting research foci
Each chapter takes on critical issues in mathematical education that cut across many research agendas
What are the most important questions researchers in Mathematics Education should be trying to answer?
What opportunities and challenges face the Mathematics Education community as we seek to answer them?
In this book, some of the most well-respected researchers in the field of Mathematics Education answer these and other questions and lay forth their visions of the vital directions research should take in the coming decades. Each of the international authors provides a compelling take on critical issues related to improving mathematics teaching and learning. Chapters provide an excellent background on current areas of research, furnishing reasoned rationales for conducting research on particular problems and providing compelling arguments that invite us to rethink our assumptions and priorities.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Guershon Harel - Jeremy Kilpatrick - Jim Hiebert - Mathematics Education - Scholars in Mathematics Education