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International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology

2001 Volume 32, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Students Approaching Proof through Conjectures: Snapshots in a Classroom

    Fulvia Furinghetti, Federica Olivero & Domingo Paola

    Presents a classroom experiment in which students were asked to solve an open problem aimed at constructing a shared classroom culture. The discussion makes explicit aspects of student thinking... More

    pp. 319-35

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  2. The Keyskills Agenda: Exploring Implications for Mathematics

    Peter Galbraith & Christopher Haines

    Examines skill contexts for Application of Number, one of six UK-defined Key Skills similar to the Australian-defined Key Competencies, as part of a broader research objective of identifying a... More

    pp. 337-54

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  3. Issues of Cultural Diversity in School Mathematics

    Kenneth Ruthven

    Explores cultural diversity in school mathematics and the issues raised for mathematics education. Examines the curricular roots of school mathematics in relation to scholarly mathematics, and the ... More

    pp. 355-64

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  4. Mathematics and Life: Lessons from History

    Uwe Gellert

    Analyzes three stories in order to sensitize for possible characteristics of interrelations between mathematics, technology, science, culture, and society. Demonstrates how specific socio-cultural ... More

    pp. 365-74

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  5. Integrating Mathematics, Statistics, and Technology in Vocational and Workplace Education

    Gail E. Fitzsimons

    Workplace mathematics and statistics are essential for communication and decision-making, and mathematics, statistics, and technology education in/for the workplace must take into account the... More

    pp. 375-83

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  6. Is It Possible To Change the Classroom Activities in Which We Delegate the Process of Connecting Mathematics with Reality?

    Cinzia Bonotto & Milena Basso

    The common teaching practice habit of connecting mathematics classroom activities with reality is still substantially delegated to wor(l)d problems. A growing body of empirical research suggests... More

    pp. 385-99

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  7. On the Importance of Mathematical Play

    Derek Holton, Afzal Ahmed, Honor Williams & Christine Hill

    Suggests six characteristics of mathematical play. Analyzes the problem-solving process for the Six Circles and observations of students solving calculator and integration problems in relation to... More

    pp. 401-15

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