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Mathematics Curriculum

  • H. B. Griffiths
  • Ubiratan D’Ambrosio
  • Stephen S. Willoughby
  • Mohammed El Tom
  • W. H. Cockroft
  • David F. Robitaille
  • Shigeo Katagiri
  • Alan Osborne
  • Hans-Christian Reichel
  • E. E. Oldham
  • Tashio Miyamoto
  • Ko Gimbayashi
  • James M. Moser
  • Harold C. Trimble
  • Ping-Tung Chang
  • Zalman Usiskin
  • Harry S. J. Instone
  • Casey W. Humphreys
  • Bruce E. Meserve
  • Leo Rogers
  • Maassouma M. Kazim

Abstract

How may we distinguish good work from bad? How can we devise critical standards for evaluating Mathematics Education in its environment. I shall confine these questions to the general area of mathematical curricula, by consideration of well-known examples: more recent ones will presumably be reported at this Congress. It is necessary to warn you of my (conscious) biasses: (i) I am a University teacher of Mathematics in England (ii)I believe that what finally matters is not the administration, not the hierarchy of inspectors etc., but the teachers and their pupils.

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Mathematics Education Mathematics Teacher School Mathematics Curriculum Development Problem Context 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. B. Griffiths
    • 1
  • Ubiratan D’Ambrosio
    • 2
  • Stephen S. Willoughby
    • 3
  • Mohammed El Tom
    • 4
  • W. H. Cockroft
    • 5
  • David F. Robitaille
    • 6
  • Shigeo Katagiri
    • 7
  • Alan Osborne
    • 8
  • Hans-Christian Reichel
    • 9
  • E. E. Oldham
    • 10
  • Tashio Miyamoto
    • 11
  • Ko Gimbayashi
    • 11
  • James M. Moser
    • 12
  • Harold C. Trimble
    • 13
  • Ping-Tung Chang
    • 14
    • 15
  • Zalman Usiskin
    • 16
  • Harry S. J. Instone
    • 17
  • Casey W. Humphreys
    • 18
  • Bruce E. Meserve
    • 19
  • Leo Rogers
    • 20
  • Maassouma M. Kazim
    • 21
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonSouthamptonEngland
  2. 2.Institut fur Didaktik der MathematicUnicampBrasil
  3. 3.New York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.University of KhartoumSudan
  5. 5.The New University of UlsterLondenderryNorthern Ireland
  6. 6.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  7. 7.Yokohama National UniversityJapan
  8. 8.Ohio State UnviersityColumbusUSA
  9. 9.Department of MathematicsUnveristy of ViennaAustria
  10. 10.Trinity CollegeDublinIreland
  11. 11.TokyoJapan
  12. 12.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA
  13. 13.Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  14. 14.Normal UniversityTapaiTaiwan, Republic of China
  15. 15.Augusta CollegeAugustUSA
  16. 16.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  17. 17.Leamington SpaEngland
  18. 18.Minneapolis Community CollegeMinneapolisUSA
  19. 19.University of VermontBurlingtonUSA
  20. 20.Roehampton InstituteLondonEngland
  21. 21.Ain Shams UniversityCairoEgypt

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