A Highlight from “Multiple Perspectives on Mathematics Teaching and Learning (International Perspectives on Mathematics Education, V. 1)”


The seemingly contradictory discourse of competition, markets, and choice on the one hand and accountability, performance objectives, standards, national testing, and national curriculum have created such a din that it is hard to hear anything else. As I have shown in Cultural Politics and Education (Apple, 1996), these tendencies oddly reinforce each other and help cement conservative educational positions into our daily lives. Although lamentable, the changes that are occurring present an exceptional opportunity for critical investigations.

Shared on September 29th, 2011 from Kindle

Multiple Perspectives on Mathematics Teaching and Learning (International Perspectives on Mathematics Education, V. 1)

by Jo Boaler

via Amazon Kindle: A Highlight and Note from Multiple Perspectives on Mathematics Teaching and Learning (International Perspectives on Mathematics Education, V. 1).

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About Irfan

I am an independent researcher and blogger interested in everything under the sun, but more so in the philosophy and history of education and education reform generally, and specifically in the so-called post colonial contexts

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