The University of Montana
Department of Mathematical Sciences

Technical report #5/2008

Future directions for mathematics education

Lyn English
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Richard Lesh
Indiana University

Graham Jones
Griffith University, Australia

Bharath Sriraman
The University of Montana

Dina Tirosh
School of Education, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Mariolina Bartolini Bussi
Dipartimento di Matematica Pura ed Applicata - Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia – Italy


This chapter summarizes promising trends within international research in mathematics education as well as outlines and discusses promising directions for future research, policy and practice in the 21st century.

Keywords:Directions for research in mathematics education; mathematics education; Research in Mathematics Education; Policy in mathematics education

AMS Subject Classification: 97

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Pre-print of chapter to appear in L. English (Editor) Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education (2nd edition), Taylor and Francis.