ERME Column

  • Orly Buchbinder

    University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA
  • Jason Cooper

    Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  • Gabriel Stylianides

    University of Oxford, UK
  • Kirsten Pfeiffer

    National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
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Orly Buchbinder is an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of New Hampshire, USA. Her research explores teaching and learning of reasoning and proving at the secondary level. Gabriel Stylianides is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Oxford (UK) and is also a fellow of the University of Oxford's Worcester College. His research focuses on issues related to the meaningful engagement of students of all levels of education (including university students) in fundamental mathematical practices – notably reasoning and proving, problem solving and algebraic thinking. Kirsten Pfeiffer is a lecturer of mathematics and the manager of the mathematics and statistics support centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her research focuses on the teaching and learning of mathematics at university level, with a special interest in the teaching of mathematical proof and the role of mathematics support centres from a sociocultural point of view. Jason Cooper is a research fellow at the University of Haifa’s Faculty of Education. He is also a researcher at the Weizmann Institute’s Department of Science Teaching. His research concerns various aspects of teacher knowledge, including roles of advanced mathematical knowledge in teaching and contributions of research mathematicians to the professional development of teachers. He has been a member of the ERME board since 2015.

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Orly Buchbinder, Jason Cooper, Gabriel Stylianides, Kirsten Pfeiffer, ERME Column. EMS Newsl. 107 (2018), pp. 45–46

DOI 10.4171/NEWS/107/12