The current infatuation in the U.S. with “what works” studies seems to leave education researchers with less latitude to conduct studies to advance theoretical and model-building goals and they are… (More)

The authors discuss the purposes of mathematics education research, pointing out that different researchers have different views. They propose a way to think about mathematics education research that… (More)

Even though mathematics is considered one of the most abstract domains of human cognition, recent work on embodiment of mathematics has shown that we make sense of mathematical concepts by using… (More)

All mathematics educators agree that problem solving is a very important, if not the most important goal, of mathematics instruction at every level. Indeed, some have even gone so far as to insist… (More)