Educational Studies in Mathematics

, Volume 91, Issue 1, pp 141–148 | Cite as

Book Review: Student voice in mathematics classrooms around the world. Berinderjeet Kaur, Glenda Anthony, Minoru Ohtani, and David Clarke (Eds.) (2013)

Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers. 260 pages. Hard cover: ISBN: 978-94-6209-349-2. $99.00. Paperback: ISBN: 978-94-6209-348-5. $54.00. eBook: e-ISBN: 978-94-6209-350-8
  • Yeping Li
  • Jianxing Xu

This is a wonderful book that includes a set of chapters to focus on a unique yet important topic, student voice. This book contains 12 chapters contributed by 22 scholars from 10 education systems (i.e., Australia, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Japan, mainland China, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, and the USA). As a volume of the book series “The Learner’s Perspective Study” (LPS), readers can quickly learn that this volume is derived from a large-scale well-publicized international classroom study. Based on a carefully designed international collaboration with data collected from many participating education systems, this volume presents the mathematics education community with another important contribution to what we can learn about students’ learning experience through their voice, from classrooms around the world.

What can we expect to learn from reading this book?

As the fourth volume of the book series edited by David Clarke, this book can potentially be overlooked as...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, College of Education and Human DevelopmentTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.School of Educational ScienceYangzhou UniversityYangzhouChina

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