ICMI newsletter

A new issue of the ICMI newsletter is out. If you are not subscribing, you can read the entire newsletter in text format here.

One of the many interesting news in this newsletter is concerning a new website about the history of ICMI. The website is edited by Fulvia Furinghetti and Livia Giacardi, and this site provides you with en excellent set of resources for information about the history of ICMI and, in many ways, the history of our field of research.

Another interesting information is concerning the so-called “ICMI Reading Room” at SpringerLink.

Up to December 31, 2008, members of the international community of
mathematics educators will have open access, via SpringerLink.com, to
selected works published in Springer journals of the four most recent
ICMI medallists (Paul Cobb, Ubiratan D’Ambrosio, Jeremy Kilpatrick and
Anna Sfard).

These sholars represent some of the most important milestones in our field, and this is a very nice opportunity to learn more about the work of these four medallists.

The newsletter also announces the launcing of a new journal in mathematics education: Sutra – The International Journal of Mathematics Education. Sutra is the official journal of the Technomathematics Research Foundation, and the first issue will be published online in August this year.

You can read about this and much more in the lates issue of the ICMI newsletter. If you want to subscribe to the newsletter, there are two ways of doing that:

  1. Click on http://www.mathunion.org/ICMI/Mailinglist with a Web browser and go to the “Subscribe” button to subscribe to ICMI News online.
  2. Send an e-mail to icmi-news-request at mathunion.org with the Subject-line: Subject: subscribe

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