Agency in Mathematics Education
University of Exeter
Portland State University
The University of Montana
The authors use the definition of critical mathematics education in order to propose re-examining the nature and purpose of mathematics, suggest a new sense of agency on the meaning and purpose of mathematics education as well as explore the ethical responsibilities of mathematics educators.
Keywords: Agency; Critical mathematics education
AMS Subject Classification: 97
Pdf: Preprint of chapter to appear P.Ernest, B.Greer, B. Sriraman (Eds) . Critical Issues in mathematics education. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC.