The French Didactic Tradition in Mathematics

@article{Artigue2019TheFD,
  title={The French Didactic Tradition in Mathematics},
  author={Mich{\`e}le Artigue and Marianna Bosch and Hamid Chaachoua and Fa{\"i}za Chellougui and Aur{\'e}lie Chesnais and Viviane Durand-Guerrier and Christine Knipping and Michela Maschietto and Avenilde Romo-V{\'a}zquez and Luc Trouche},
  journal={European Traditions in Didactics of Mathematics},
  year={2019}
}
This chapter presents the French didactic tradition. It first describes the emergence and development of this tradition according to four key features (role of mathematics and mathematicians, role of theories, role of design of teaching and learning environments, and role of empirical research), and illustrates it through two case studies respectively devoted to research carried out within this tradition on algebra and on line symmetry-reflection. It then questions the influence of this… Expand
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