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Mathematics Education

Editor-in-Chief: Gabriele Kaiser

ISSN: 1863-9690 (print version)
ISSN: 1863-9704 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11858

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  • Surveys, discusses, and builds upon current research and theoretical-based perspectives in mathematics education
  • Publishes invitation-only papers in seven annual themed issues
  • One of the oldest mathematics education research journals in publication
  • Serves as a forum for critical analysis of issues within the field
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

ZDM is one of the oldest mathematics education research journals in publication. The journal surveys, discusses, and builds upon current research and theoretical-based perspectives in mathematics education. In addition, it serves as a forum for critical analysis of issues within the field.

All the papers published in the journal's seven annual themed issues are strictly by invitation. These papers are subject to an internal peer review by selected members from the editorial board as well as an external review by invited experts. The journal targets readers from around the world in mathematics education research who are interested in current developments in the field.

Issues in 2019

51(1) Whole number arithmetic and its teaching and learning
Eds.: Xuhua Sun, Hamsa Venkat, Jarmila Novotna, Rongjin Huang

51(2) Material ecologies of teaching and learning
Eds.: Elizabeth de Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, Lulu Healy

51(3) Identity in Mathematical Education
Eds.: Mellony Graven, Einat Heyd- Metzuyanim

51(4) Metacognition in mathematics education
Ed.: Annemie Desoete

51(5) Mathematical Evidence and Argument
Eds.: Andrew Aberdein, Christine Knipping, Maria Alessandra Mariotti

51(6) Research on Teaching and Learning in Linear Algebra
Eds.: Sepideh Stewart, Christine Andrews- Larson, Michelle Zandieh

51(7) 21st Century Skills and STEM Teaching and Learning
Eds.: Katja Maaß, Michiel Doorman, Vince Geiger, Merrilyn Goos

Issues in 2020

52(1) Expertise to develop students' expertise in mathematics: Bridging teachers' professional knowledge and instructional quality
Eds.: Fien Depaepe, Jon Star, Lieven Verschaffel

52(2) Numeracy and vulnerability in adult life
Eds.: Iddo Gal, Anke Grotlüschen, Gabriele Kaiser

52(3) Mathematical word problem solving: Psychological and educational perspectives
Eds.: Lieven Verschaffel, Stanislaw Schukajlow, Jon Star, Wim Van Dooren

52(4) Research on Early Childhood Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Eds.: Camilla Björklund, Angelika Kullberg, Marja van den Heuvel-Panhuizen

52(5) Online mathematics education and e-learning
Eds.: Johann Engelbrecht, Salvador Llinares, Marcelo Borba

52(6) The Role of Mathematicians’ Practice in Mathematics Education Research
Eds.: Keith Weber, Paul Dawkins, Juan Pablo Mejia- Ramos

52(7) Teaching with Digital Technology
Eds.: Alison Clark-Wilson, Ornella Robutti, Mike Thomas

Issues in 2021

53(1) Mathematics Teacher Noticing: Exploring and Expanding the Terrain
Eds.: Jaguthsing Dindyal, Edna O. Schack, Ban Heng Choy, Miriam G. Sherin

53(2) Calculus in High School and College Around the World
Eds.: Patrick Thompson, Guershon Harel

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    ZDM is one of the oldest mathematics education research journals. The papers appearing in the seven themed issues per year are strictly by invitation only followed by internal peer review by the guest-editors and external review by invited experts. The journal exists to survey, discuss and extend current research-based and theoretical perspectives as well as to create a forum for critical analyses of issues within mathematics education. The audience is pre-dominantly mathematics education researchers around the world interested in current developments in the field.

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