Complexity

...In contrast complex systems are based on relationships, and their properties of self-organisation, interconnectedness, and evolution. They cannot be understood solely by simple or complex approaches to evidence, policy, planning and management. The metaphor that Glauberman and Zimmerman uses for complex system is like raising a child. Formulae have little…

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…
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