Leaders in Mathematics Education: Experience and Vision by Alexander Karp

By Alexander Karp

This e-book contains interviews with crucial arithmetic educators of our time. those interviews have been initially released within the foreign magazine for the historical past of arithmetic schooling and at the moment are being provided to a much wider readership for the 1st time, accumulated in one quantity. one of the contributors interviewed are students from Brazil, France, Germany, Russia, the uk, and the us who've made an important impression at the improvement of arithmetic schooling of their international locations and across the world. The interviews hide their biographies, together with their thoughts in their personal reviews in arithmetic and their highbrow formation, their adventure as researchers and academics, and their visions of the heritage and destiny improvement of arithmetic schooling. The booklet should be of curiosity to somebody interested in learn in arithmetic schooling, and someone drawn to the heritage of arithmetic schooling.

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The complete compartment burned down into the cellar. Father's rich library, as well as my own books, my homemade models made of wood and metal and everything else, I found myself left with the few items I had with me in the battery. This catastrophe marked the end of my youth. Due to other bombing damages, the conscription to the German Labor Service, “RAD” (ReichsArbeits-Dienst), reached me belated just one day before Christmas in 1943. Thus I came to sit under a Christmas tree together with 150 other RAD draftees in brown uniform in a camp near Hamburg.

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He was in charge of several major German National research projects in mathematics education including the very first large-scale experimental studies (also, he was a leading author of the series of textbooks based on these studies). * Although German Schools of Education (Pädagogische Hochschulen) enjoyed academic status already after WWI, their faculty was responsible only for teaching the basics of the educational methodology rather than conducting their own research. That changed in the Federal Republic during the 1960s and 1970s when Schools of Education became parts of the universities which implied involvement of the faculty in the research and supervision of doctoral theses.

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