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International Reflections on the Netherlands Didactics of Mathematics

Visions on and Experiences with Realistic Mathematics Education

Editors: Van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja (Ed.)

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  • Offers global insights into working on reform in mathematics education
  • Explains how Realistic Mathematics Education is used in different countries
  • Includes numerous examples of mathematics tasks for teaching and assessing students
  • Covers all levels of mathematics education
  • Features both empirical findings, theoretical considerations and personal experiences
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This open access book, inspired by the ICME 13 Thematic Afternoon on “European Didactic Traditions”, takes readers on a journey with mathematics education researchers, developers and educators in eighteen countries, who reflect on their experiences with Realistic Mathematics Education (RME), the domain-specific instruction theory for mathematics education developed in the Netherlands since the late 1960s. Authors from outside the Netherlands discuss what aspects of RME appeal to them, their criticisms of RME and their past and current RME-based projects. 

It is clear that a particular approach to mathematics education cannot simply be transplanted to another country. As such, in eighteen chapters the authors describe how they have adapted RME to their individual circumstances and view on mathematics education, and tell their personal stories about how RME has influenced their thinking on mathematics education.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Seen Through Other Eyes—Opening Up New Vistas in Realistic Mathematics Education Through Visions and Experiences from Other Countries

    Pages 1-20

    van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja

  • From Tinkering to Practice—The Role of Teachers in the Application of Realistic Mathematics Education Principles in the United States

    Pages 21-39

    Webb, David C. (et al.)

  • Searching for Alternatives for New Math in Belgian Primary Schools—Influence of the Dutch Model of Realistic Mathematics Education

    Pages 41-61

    De Bock, Dirk (et al.)

  • The Impact of Hans Freudenthal and the Freudenthal Institute on the Project Mathe 2000

    Pages 63-69

    Wittmann, Erich Ch.

  • Reflections on Realistic Mathematics Education from a South African Perspective

    Pages 71-82

    Julie, Cyril (et al.)

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  • ISBN 978-3-030-20222-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Reflections on the Netherlands Didactics of Mathematics
Book Subtitle
Visions on and Experiences with Realistic Mathematics Education
Editors
  • Marja Van den Heuvel-Panhuizen
Series Title
ICME-13 Monographs
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-20223-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-20223-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-20222-4
Series ISSN
2520-8322
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 366
Number of Illustrations
67 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
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