Pursuing Excellence in Mathematics Education

Essays in Honor of Jeremy Kilpatrick

  • Edward Silver
  • Christine Keitel-Kreidt

Part of the Mathematics Education Library book series (MELI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jeremy Kilpatrick: Colleague, Mentor and Collaborator

  3. Mathematical Problem Solving and Curriculum

  4. The Interaction of Theory, Practice and Politics in Mathematics Education

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 161-185

About this book


​Chapters in this book recognize the more than forty years of sustained and distinguished lifetime achievement in mathematics education research and development of Jeremy Kilpatrick. Including contributions from a variety of skilled mathematics educators, this text honors Jeremy Kilpatrick, reflecting on his groundbreaking papers, book chapters, and books - many of which are now standard references in the literature - on mathematical problem solving, the history of mathematics education, mathematical ability and proficiency, curriculum change and its history, global perspectives on mathematics education, and mathematics assessment. Many chapters also offer substantial contributions of their own on important themes, including mathematical problem solving, mathematics curriculum, the role of theory in mathematics education, the democratization of mathematics, and international perspectives on the professional field of mathematics education.​


Curriculum Changes History of Mathematics Education Jeremy Kilpatrick Mathematical Ability Mathematical Problem Solving Mathematics Education Research

Editors and affiliations

  • Edward Silver
    • 1
  • Christine Keitel-Kreidt
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EducationUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.PsychologieFU Berlin, FB Erziehungswissenschaft und,BerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11951-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11952-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4921
  • Series Online ISSN 2214-983X
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