**ERIC Number:**ED466950

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**2001

**Pages:**1878

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**ISBN:**ISBN-90-74684-16-5

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Proceedings of the Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (25th, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 12-17, 2001). Volumes 1-4.

van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja, Ed.

This document contains the proceedings of the 25th annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME). It features plenary lectures, research forums, discussion groups, working sessions, short oral communications, and poster presentations. Papers in Volume 1 include: (1) "The P in PME: Progress and Problems in Mathematics Education" (Jan De Lange); (2) "Linking Home and School Mathematics" (Martin Hughes); (3) "Algorithmic and Meaningful Ways of Joining Together Representatives within the Same Mathematical Activity: An Experience with Graphing Calculators" (Rina Hershkowitz and Carolyn Kieran); (4) "Even College Students Cannot Calculate Fractions: Mathematics Goals and Students' Achievement in Japan" (Yoshinori Shimizu); and (5)"Learning from History To Solve Equations" (Barbara van Amerom). Papers in Volume 2 include: (1) "Negation in Mathematics: Obstacles Emerging from an Exploratory Study" (Samuele Antonini); (2) "From the Decimal Number as a Measure to the Decimal Number as a Mental Object" (Cinzia Bonotto); (3) "The Concept of Parameter in a Computer Algebra Environment" (Paul Drijvers); and (4) "Australian and US Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of the Gender Stereotyping of Mathematics" (Helen J. Forgasz). Papers in Volume 3 include: (1) "Research on Attitudes in Mathematics Education: A Discursive Perspective" (Uwe Gellert); (2) "Effective Teachers of Second Language Learners in Mathematics" (Lena L. Khisty); (3) "Argumentative Processes in Problem Solving Situations: The Mediation of Tools" (Catia Mogetta); and (4) "Observations on the Nature of Quiet Disengagement in the Mathematics Classroom" (Elena Nardi and Susan Steward). Papers in Volume 4 include: (1) "Mathematics Subject Knowledge Revisited" (Stephanie Prestage and Patricia Perks); (2) "Challenging a Purely Mathematical Perspective on Teachers' Competence" (Jeppe Skott); (3) "Algebraic Understanding and the Importance of Operation Sense" (Elizabeth A. Warren); and (4) "Learning To Teach Mathematics Differently: Reflection Matters" (Terry Wood). (AA)

Descriptors: Algebra, Cultural Influences, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Graphs, Higher Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Statistics, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills

PME Proceedings, University of Nottingham, School of Education, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham NG8 1BB United Kingdom (39 British pounds; includes CD-ROM). E-mail: peter.gates@nottingham.ac.uk.

**Publication Type:**Collected Works - Proceedings

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**Language:**English

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**Authoring Institution:**International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

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