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…

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,…
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