SUNY series, Reform in Mathematics Education

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Middle Grade Teachers' Mathematical Knowledge and Its Relationship to Instruction

Investigates how middle grade teachers' deeper understanding of the mathematics of number, quantity, and proportion influences the way they teach and the way students learn.

Social Constructivism as a Philosophy of Mathematics

Extends the ideas of social constructivism to the philosophy of mathematics, developing a powerful critique of traditional absolutist conceptions of mathematics, and proposing a reconceptualization of the philosophy of mathematics.


Presents the emerging field of ethnomathematics from a critical perspective, challenging particular ways in which Eurocentrism permeates mathematics education and mathematics in general.

Providing a Foundation for Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades

This book provides middle school teachers with a firm pedagogical foundation based on the manner in which students learn the mathematics being taught.

Reform in School Mathematics and Authentic Assessment

Today new ways of thinking about learning call for new ways for monitoring learning. Reform in School Mathematics builds from the vision that assessment can become the bridge for instructional activity, ...

The Development of Multiplicative Reasoning in the Learning of Mathematics

Two of the most important concepts children develop progressively throughout their mathematics education years are additivity and multiplicativity. Additivity is associated with situations that involve ...

Mathematics Assessment and Evaluation

Are current testing practices consistent with the goals of the reform movement in school mathematics? If not, what are the alternatives? How can authentic performance in mathematics be assessed?

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Integrating Research on Teaching and Learning Mathematics

During the last decade there were significant advances in the study of students' learning and problem solving in mathematics, and in the study of classroom instruction. Because these two research programs ...