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By Jeremy Kilpatrick, Celia Hoyles, Ole Skovsmose, Paola Valero

What does it suggest to understand arithmetic? How does that means in arithmetic schooling hook up with logic or to the that means of arithmetic itself? How are meanings developed and communicated and what are the dilemmas on the topic of those techniques? there are lots of solutions to those questions, a few of which would seem to be contradictory. hence knowing the complexity of which means in arithmetic schooling is an issue of big significance. There are dual instructions within which discussions have developed—theoretical and practical—and this ebook seeks to maneuver the talk ahead alongside either dimensions whereas looking to relate them the place acceptable. A dialogue of that means can begin from a theoretical exam of arithmetic and the way mathematicians through the years have made feel in their paintings. notwithstanding, from a simpler point of view, anyone fascinated about instructing arithmetic is confronted with the necessity to orchestrate the myriad of meanings derived from a number of assets that scholars improve of mathematical wisdom.

This ebook offers a wide selection of theoretical reflections and study effects approximately that means in arithmetic and arithmetic schooling in keeping with long term and collective mirrored image via the gang of authors as an entire. it's the final result of the paintings of the BACOMET (BAsic parts of arithmetic schooling for academics) workforce who spent a number of years considering in this subject. the 10 chapters during this publication, either individually and jointly, offer a considerable contribution to clarifying the advanced factor of which means in arithmetic education.

This e-book is of curiosity to researchers in arithmetic schooling, graduate scholars of arithmetic schooling, less than graduate scholars in arithmetic, secondary arithmetic lecturers and first lecturers with an curiosity in mathematics.

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