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Uses of Technology in Primary and Secondary Mathematics Education

Tools, Topics and Trends

  • Lynda Ball
  • Paul Drijvers
  • Silke Ladel
  • Hans-Stefan Siller
  • Michal Tabach
  • Colleen Vale

Part of the ICME-13 Monographs book series (ICME13Mo)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Lynda Ball, Silke Ladel, Hans-Stefan Siller
    Pages 1-7
  3. Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham, Kristy Litster, Emma P. Bullock, Jessica F. Shumway
    Pages 9-34
  4. Shannon Larsen, Kelly McCormick, Josephine Louie, Pamela Buffington
    Pages 59-81
  5. Nigel Calder, Carol Murphy
    Pages 145-159
  6. Brigitte Grugeon-Allys, Françoise Chenevotot-Quentin, Julia Pilet, Dominique Prévit
    Pages 245-266
  7. Jana Trgalová, Mohamed El-Demerdash, Oliver Labs, Jean-François Nicaud
    Pages 289-300
  8. Oi-Lam Ng, Nathalie Sinclair
    Pages 301-313
  9. Giulia Ferrari, Francesca Ferrara
    Pages 315-325

About this book


This book provides international perspectives on the use of digital technologies in primary, lower secondary and upper secondary school mathematics. It gathers contributions by the members of three topic study groups from the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education and covers a range of themes that will appeal to researchers and practitioners alike. The chapters include studies on technologies such as virtual manipulatives, apps, custom-built assessment tools, dynamic geometry, computer algebra systems and communication tools. 

Chiefly focusing on teaching and learning mathematics, the book also includes two chapters that address the evidence for technologies’ effects on school mathematics. The diverse technologies considered provide a broad overview of the potential that digital solutions hold in connection with teaching and learning. The chapters provide both a snapshot of the status quo of technologies in school mathematics, and outline how they might impact school mathematics ten to twenty years from now.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lynda Ball
    • 1
  • Paul Drijvers
    • 2
  • Silke Ladel
    • 3
  • Hans-Stefan Siller
    • 4
  • Michal Tabach
    • 5
  • Colleen Vale
    • 6
  1. 1.Melbourne Graduate School of EducationThe University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Freudenthal InstituteUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.University of SaarlandSaarbrückenGermany
  4. 4.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany
  5. 5.School of EducationTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  6. 6.Faculty of EducationMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Uses of Technology in Primary and Secondary Mathematics Education
  • Book Subtitle Tools, Topics and Trends
  • Editors Lynda Ball
    Paul Drijvers
    Silke Ladel
    Hans-Stefan Siller
    Michal Tabach
    Colleen Vale
  • Series Title ICME-13 Monographs
  • Series Abbreviated Title ICME-13 Monographs
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-76574-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-09525-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-76575-4
  • Series ISSN 2520-8322
  • Series E-ISSN 2520-8330
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 440
  • Number of Illustrations 129 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Mathematics Education
    Technology and Digital Education
    Curriculum Studies
    Learning & Instruction
    Teaching and Teacher Education
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