Symposium in Rome

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of ICMI, a symposium will be held in Rome under the title: “The First Century of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (1908-2008) Reflecting and Shaping the World of Mathematics Education”. This symposium is addressed to a selected group of participants, including many of the “big” names in our field. The International Programme Committee is chaired by Ferdinando Arzarello (Italy), and also includes names like Michèle Artigue, Hyman Bass, Jo Boaler, Fulvia Furinghetti, Jeremy Kilpatrik, Mogens Niss and Gert Schubring, to mention some.

A core component of the program of the symposium is five work groups, where several of the participants have posted interesting articles for download. The themes of the working groups are:

The symposium also includes nine plenary sessions:

The conference starts tomorrow, and it is closing on Saturday. So if you don’t have the opportunity to be there, take a look at the webpage! There are lots of interesting material there.

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