Sriraman, B., & English, L. (Eds.) (2009). Theories of Mathematics Education: Seeking New Frontiers. New York: Springer.

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**Table of Contents**

**Part I: Surveying Theories and Philosophies of Mathematics Education**

**Preface to Part I**

*Jeremy Kilpatrick*

**Surveying Theories and Philosophies of Mathematics Education**

*Bharath Sriraman & Lyn English*

**Part II: Reflections on Theories of Learning**

**Preface to Part II: Ernest’s Reflections on Theories of Learning**

*Bharath Sriraman & Nick Haverhals*

**Reflections on Theories of Learning**

*Paul Ernest*

**Commentary 1 on Reflections of Theories of Learning by Paul Ernest**

*Simon Goodchild*

**Commentary 2 on Reflections of Theories of Learning**

*Paul Ernest*

**Part III: On Theoretical, Conceptual, and Philosophical Foundations for Research in Mathematics Education**

**Preface to Part III**

*Lyn D. English*

**On Theoretical, Conceptual, and Philosophical Foundations for Research in Mathematics Education**

*Frank K. Lester*

**Commentary 1 on On Theoretical, Conceptual, and Philosophical Foundations for Research in Mathematics Education**

*Guershon Harel*

**Part IV: Theories of Mathematics Education: Is Plurality a Problem?**

**Preface to Part IV**

*Norma Presmeg*

**Theories of Mathematics Education: Is Plurality a Problem?**

*Stephen Lerman*

**Commentary on Theories of Mathematics Education: Is Plurality a Problem?**

*Eva Jablonka & Christer Bergsten*

**Part V: Re-conceptualizing Mathematics Education as a Design Science**

**Preface to Part V**

*Lyn D. English*

**Re-conceptualizing Mathematics Education as a Design Science**

*Richard Lesh & Bharath Sriraman*

**Commentary 1 on Re-conceptualizing Mathematics Education as a Design Science**

*Miriam Amit*

**Commentary 2 on Re-conceptualizing Mathematics Education as a Design Science**

*Claus Michelsen*

**Commentary 3 on Re-conceptualizing Mathematics Education as a Design Science**

*David N. Boote*

**Part VI: The Fundamental Cycle of Concept Construction Underlying Various Theoretical Frameworks**

**Preface to Part VI**

*Stephen J. Hegedus*

**The Fundamental Cycle of Concept Construction Underlying Various Theoretical Frameworks**

*John Pegg & David Tall*

**Commentary on The Fundamental Cycle of Concept Construction Underlying Various Theoretical Frameworks**

*Bettina Dahl*

**Part VII: Symbols and Mediation in Mathematics Education**

**Preface to Part VII**

*Stephen J. Hegedus*

**Symbols and Mediation in Mathematics Education**

*Luis Moreno-Armella & Bharath Sriraman*

**Commentary on Problem Solving Heuristics, Affect and Discrete Mathematics: A Representational Discussion**

*Gerald A. Goldin*

**Part VIII: Problem Solving Heuristics, Affect and Discrete Mathematics: A Representational Discussion**

**Problem Solving Heuristics, Affect and Discrete Mathematics: A Representational Discussion**

*Gerald A. Goldin*

**Commentary on Symbols and Mediation in Mathematics Education**

*Jinfa Cai*

**Part IX: Problem Solving in the 21**

^{st}Century**Preface to Part IX**

*Jinfa Cai*

**Problem Solving in the 21 ^{st} Century**

*Lyn English & Bharath Sriraman*

**Commentary 1 on Problem Solving in the 21 ^{st} Century**

*Peter Grootenboer*

**Commentary 2 on Problem Solving in the 21 ^{st} Century**

*Alan Zollman*

**Part X: Embodied Minds and Dancing Brains: New Opportunities for Research in Mathematics Education**

**Preface to Part X**

*Layne Kalbfleisch*

**Embodied Minds and Dancing Brains: New Opportunities for Research in Mathematics Education**

*Stephen R. Campbell*

**Commentary on Embodied Minds and Dancing Brains: New Opportunities for Research in Mathematics Education**

*Scott Makeig*

**Part XI: DNR-Based Instruction in Mathematics as a Conceptual Framework**

**Preface to Part XI**

*Luis Moreno-Armella*

**DNR-Based Instruction in Mathematics as a Conceptual Framework**

*Guershon Harel*

**Commentary on DNR-Based Instruction in Mathematics as a Conceptual Framework**

*Bharath Sriraman, Hillary VanSpronsen, & Nick Haverhals*

**Part XII: Appreciating**

*Scientificity*in Qualitative Research**Appreciating**

*Scientificity*in Qualitative Research*Stephen J. Hegedus*

**Part XIII: Understanding a Teacher’s Actions in the Classroom by Applying Schoenfeld’s Theory**

*Teaching-In-Context*: Reflecting on Goals and Beliefs**Preface to Part XIII**

*Gerald A. Goldin*

**Understanding a Teacher’s Actions in the Classroom by Applying Schoenfeld’s Theory Teaching-In-Context: Reflecting on Goals and Beliefs**

*Gütner Törner, Katrin Rolka, Bettina Rösken, & Bharath Sriraman*

**Commentary on Understanding a Teacher’s Actions in the Classroom by Applying Schoenfeld’s Theory Teaching-In-Context: Reflecting on Goals and Beliefs**

*Dina Tirosh & Pessia Tsamir*

**Part XIV: Feminist Pedagogy and Mathematics**

**Preface to Part XIV**

*Gabriele Kaiser*

**Feminist Pedagogy and Mathematics**

*Judith E. Jacobs*

**Commentary 1 on Feminist Pedagogy and Mathematics**

*Gilah C. Leder*

**Commentary 2 on Feminist Pedagogy and Mathematics**

*Sufure Bulut, Bekir S. Gür, & Bharath Srirman*

**Commentary 3 on Feminist Pedagogy and Mathematics**

*Guobjörg Pálsdóttir & Bharath Sriraman*

**Part XV: Networking of Theories—An Approach for Exploiting the Diversity of Theoretical Approaches**

**Preface to Part XV**

*Tommmy Dreyfus*

**Networking of Theories—An Approach for Exploiting the Diversity of Theoretical Approaches**

*Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs & Susanne Prediger*

**Commentary on Networking of Theories—An Approach for Exploiting the Diversity of Theoretical Approaches**

*Ferdinando Arzarello*

**Part XVI: Issues and Practices in Networking Theories**

**Preface to Part XVI**

*Susanne Prediger & Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs*

**On Networking Strategies and Theories’ Compatibility: Learning from an Effective Combination of Theories in a Research Project**

*Helga Jungwirth*

**Modalities of a Local Integration of Theories in Mathematics Education**

*Uwe Gellert*

**Commentary on On Networking Strategies and Theories’ Compatibility: Learning from an Effective Combination of Theories in a Research Project**

*Uwe Gellert*

**Commentary on Modalities of a Local Integration of Theories in Mathematics Education**

*Tine Wedege*

**Part XVII: Complexity Theories and Theories of Learning: Literature Reviews and Syntheses**

**Preface to Part XVII**

*Richard Lesh*

**Complexity Theories and Theories of Learning: Literature Reviews and Syntheses**

*Andy Hurford*

**Part XVIII: Knowing More Than We Can Tell**

**Preface to Part XVIII**

*Bharath Sriraman*

**Knowing More Than We Can Tell**

*Nathalie Sinclair*

**Commentary on Knowing More Than We Can Tell**

*David Pimm*

**Part XIX: Politicizing Mathematics Education: Has Politics Gone too Far? Or Not Far Enough?**

**Politicizing Mathematics Education: Has Politics Gone too Far? Or Not Far Enough?**

*Bharath Sriraman, Matt Roscoe, & Lyn English*

**Commentary on Politicizing Mathematics Education: Has Politics Gone too Far? Or Not Far Enough?**

*Keiko Yasukawa*