On the role of the history of mathematics in math education

ABSTRACT In recent years, important works on the relationship between history and mathematics education have appeared: (a) The Proceedings of the “European Summer University on History and Epistemology in Mathematics Education” (Montpellier, France, 1993, Braga, Portugal, 1996, and Leuven/Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 1999), (b) Two books based on the elaboration of papers…

Innovative Pedagogies Open University

This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, in order to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This second report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education. To produce it, a group of academics at The Open University compiled…

Connected Minds

This work from OECD answer important question regarding the design of education experience. Can the claim about todays' learners called New Millenials or Digital native be sustained empirically? Is there consistent research evidence demonstrating the effects of technology adoption on cognitive development, social values and learning expectations? What are the…

Technology rich innovative environments

Introduction Our rapidly changing world has posed the long-standing question to education, ―How can today’s schools be transformed so as to become environments of teaching and learning that makes individuals lifelong learners and prepare them for the 21st Century?"  The response to this question is the focus of the OECD project,…

The nature of learning

How can the learning science inform the design of 21st century learning environments? The booklet! What should teaching, schooling and learning look like in the rapidly changing world? At the same time empirical research on how people learn, how the mind and brain develop, how interests form and how people…
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