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November issue of Educational Studies in Mathematics

The November issue of Educational Studies in Mathematics has been published recently, and it contains a number of interesting articles: Metaphors in mathematics classrooms: analyzing the dynamic process of teaching and learning of graph functions, by Vicenç Font, Janete Bolite … Continue reading

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Cognitive neuroscience and mathematics learning

A new issue of ZDM – The International Journal on Mathematics Education has been published, and the focus of this theme issue is on cognitive neuroscience and mathematics learning. The issue contains a number of interesting articles: Low numeracy and … Continue reading

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Children’s gestures and the embodied knowledge of geometry

Mijung Kim, Wolff-Michael Roth and Jennifer Thom have written an article that was recently published online in International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. The article is entitled Children’s gestures and the embodied knowledge of geometry. Here is the abstract … Continue reading

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Making mathematics more mobile

Since personal computers became mainstream, a couple of decades ago, different kinds of computer games and (more or less) educational software have been developed. The proponents of these software and games often claimed that their particular software would revolutionize education. … Continue reading

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5 interesting articles that almost missed me

Educational Psychology – An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology has published a number of articles related to mathematics in their most recent issues. I only recently received the RSS updates in Google Reader, so I have missed some of … Continue reading

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The role of pictures in picture books

Iliada Elia, Marja van den Heuvel-Panhuizen and Alexia Georgiou have written an article about The role of pictures in picture books on children’s cognitive engagement with mathematics. This article was published in the last issue of European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. … Continue reading

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Kindergarten mathematics with ‘Pepe the Rabbit’

Chrysanthi Skoumpourdi has written an article that was published in the last issue of European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. The article is entitled Kindergarten mathematics with ‘Pepe the Rabbit’: how kindergartners use auxiliary means to solve problems. Here is the … Continue reading

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Pre-service teachers’ mathematics anxiety

Mathematics is a troublesome subject for many pupils, but even more disturbing is the fact that several pre-service teachers have math anxiety. Mehmet Bekdemir discusses whether or not pre-service teachers’ math anxiety relates to their own negative experiences as students. … Continue reading

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Educational Studies in Mathematics, September issue

The September issue (Volume 75, Number 1) of Educational Studies in Mathematics has been published. This issue contains 6 interesting articles: Teachers’ concerns and efficacy beliefs about implementing a mathematics curriculum reform: integrating two lines of inquiry, by Charalambos Y. … Continue reading

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Truth and the renewal of knowledge

Tony Brown has written an article called “Truth and the renewal of knowledge: the case of mathematics education“. This article was recently published online in Educational Studies in Mathematics. Here is the abstract of the article: Mathematics education research must … Continue reading

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