Vital Directions for Mathematics Education Research

  • Keith R Leatham

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Steven R. Williams
    Pages 1-14
  3. Patrick W. Thompson
    Pages 57-93
  4. Guershon Harel
    Pages 119-151
  5. Jeremy Kilpatrick
    Pages 173-187
  6. Jo Boaler, Sarah Kate Selling, Kathy Sun
    Pages 189-199
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-207

About this book


What are the most important questions researchers in Mathematics Education should be trying to answer? 

 What opportunities and challenges face the Mathematics Education community as we seek to answer them?

 In this book, some of the most well-respected researchers in the field of Mathematics Education answer these and other questions and lay forth their visions of the vital directions research should take in the coming decades. Each of the international authors provides a compelling take on critical issues related to improving mathematics teaching and learning. Chapters provide an excellent background on current areas of research, furnishing reasoned rationales for conducting research on particular problems and providing compelling arguments that invite us to rethink our assumptions and priorities.


Guershon Harel Jeremy Kilpatrick Jim Hiebert Mathematics Education Scholars in Mathematics Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Keith R Leatham
    • 1
  1. 1., Department of Mathematics EducationBrigham Young UniversityProvoUSA

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