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Symposia & Agora

There will be three parallel symposia with two sessions each, on the 3rd and 5th of April.


Symposium 1

Cultural differences and the teaching of proof for all

Christine Knipping - Universität Hamburg, and David A. Reid - Acadia University


Knipping, C. & Reid, D. A.: Cultural differences and the teaching of proof for all [pdf]

 

More information can be found at http://ace.acadiau.ca/~dreid/mes/.


Symposium 2

Methodological implications for researching mathematical thinking as a socially organised phenomenon

João Filipe Matos - University of Lisbon, Susana Carreira - University of Algarve, Jeff Evans - Middlesex University, Stephen Lerman - South Bank University, Candia Morgan - Institute of Education, University of London, Madalena Santos - University of Lisbon, and Anna Tsatsaroni - University of Patras.


Matos, J. F. et al: Methodological implications for researching mathematical thinking as a socially organised phenomenon [pdf]


Symposium 3

The sociology and philosophy of mathematics revisited: Personal reflections

Wenda K. Bauchspies - Pennsylvania State University, Jean Paul Van Bendegem - Vrije Universiteit Brusssel, and Sal Restivo - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Bauchspies, W. K.; Van Bendegem, J. P. & Restivo, S.: The sociology and philosophy of mathematics revisited: Personal reflections [pdf]


Agora

There are two evenings dedicated to an open, informal exchange of ideas concerning two proposed topics: Mathematics, mathematics education and war, and the future of MES.

 

Booss-Bavnbek, B.: Mathematics, mathematics education and war [pdf]