id: 06675806
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au: Gellert, Uwe
ti: Revisiting mathematics for all: a commentary to Pais’s critique.
so: Straehler-Pohl, Hauke (ed.) et al., The disorder of mathematics education.
Challenging the socio-political dimensions of research. Cham: Springer
(ISBN 978-3-319-34005-0/hbk; 978-3-319-34006-7/ebook). 67-87 (2017).
py: 2017
pu: Cham: Springer
la: EN
cc: D20 A40 B10
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ci:
li: doi:10.1007/978-3-319-34006-7_5
ab: Summary: Doubts have been expressed whether research and development in
mathematics education really support improvement of the processes of
teaching and learning mathematics at school. The critique says that
programmatic endeavours, such as “mathematics for all”, tend to end
up in rhetorical claims that conceal the structural conditions of
inequity of institutionalised instruction. In this chapter, which is
inspired by several publications of Alexandre Pais, I argue for further
reflections on the demands of mathematical knowledge in contemporary
society. The topic of universality of mathematical education is the
pivot around which historical, functional, emancipatory and political
issues unfold.
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