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Jerry P. Becker

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ICME12 - TSG 32: Final program
Posted: Jun 21, 2012 6:07 PM
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Sent at the request of Koeno Gravemeijer and Anita Rampal.
Topic Study Group 32 (TSG 32) for ICME-12 -- Mathematics
curriculum development

The TSG 32 organizing committee is co-chaired by Anita Rampal (India)
and Koeno Gravemeijer (Netherlands), and with additional team members
Hwang (Korea), Margaret Brown (United Kingdom), Cyril Julie (South
Africa), along with IPC Liaison Cheryl Praeger.

The organizing committee organized the accepted papers for TSG 32 in
four groups, according to the following themes:

o Theme 1. Authenticity & Inquiry July 10
o Theme 2. Implementation July 11
o Theme 3. The Syllabus July 13
o Theme 4. Math Topics July 14

TGS 32 has four 90-minute sessions, which will be devoted to
research, policy or design that focuses on mathematics curriculum
development. This TSG will include presentations and discussions on
the state-of-this topic area and new trends and developments in
research and practice in mathematics education. In addition there is
a poster session, which is common for all TSGs. The time available
only allows for relatively short presentations by the authors: 10-15
minutes for short papers; and 20-30 minutes for the four long papers.

The structure for each of the four 90-minute sessions will include

1. a long presentation (20-30 min each), followed by
2. short paper presentations (max. 10-15 min each).

At the end of days two and three there will be a "chat-session", in
which the participants get the opportunity to talk to individual
presenters in small groups. On day two the presenters of day one and
two are asked to make themselves available, on day three the same
will be asked of the presenters of day three and four.

The following timetable for TSG 32 provides details on the schedule.

Tuesday, July 10
10.30 - 12.00 Theme 1: Authenticity & Inquiry

10.30 - 10.45 Opening remarks: Anita Rampal & Koeno Gravemeijer
10.45 - 11.15 Paper presentation. Chair: Koeno Gravemeijer
o Anita Rampal, Delhi University, India; Katie Makar, University of
Queensland, Australia. "Embedding authenticity and cultural relevance
into the primary school mathematics curriculum." Embedding
authenticity and cultural relevance into the primary school
mathematics curriculum".

11.15 - 12.00 Short paper presentations. Chair: Cyril Julie
o Shelley Dole, The University of Queensland; Katie Makar, The
University of Queensland, Australia, Gillies Robyn, the University of
Queensland, Australia. Enacting the intended curriculum through
Inquiry Pedagogy.
o Danrong Ying, School of Education Science, China. A comparative
study on Inquiry Tasks in three Senior High School Mathematics
Textbook Series in China.
o Yamei Zhu, ECNU, China; Yun, Gan ECNU, China; Yaping Yang, ECNU,
China. A comparative study of mathematics textbooks in Shanghai,
Singapore and America.

Wednesday, July 11
10.30 - 12.00 Theme 2: Implementation

10.30 - 11:00 Paper presentation. Chair: Anita Rampal
o Margaret Brown, King's College London, United Kingdom. Changing
the Grade 7 curriculum in algebra and multiplicative thinking at
classroom level in response to assessment data.

11:00 - 11:30 Short paper presentations. Chair: Hye Jeang Hwang
o Ji-Won Son, University of Tennessee, United States. Elementary
Teachers' Mathematics Textbook Transformation Patterns In Terms of
Cognitive Demands and Influential Factors: A Mixed Method Study.
o LV Shi-hu, Education Science College, China; YE Bei-bei,
Northwest Normal University, China. Implementation Status of the New
Mathematics Curriculum for Compulsory Education in Chinese Mainland.

11:30 - 12:00 Chat with presenters. Chair: Koeno Gravemeijer

Friday, July 13
11.00 - 12.30 Theme 3: The Syllabus

11.00 - 11.30 Paper presentation. Chair: Margaret Brown
o Tamsin Meaney, Malmo University, Sweden; Colleen McMurchy,
University of Auckland, New Zealand; Tony Trinick, University of
Auckland, New Zealand. The Contested Space of Maori Mathematics
Curriculum Development.

11.30 - 12.00 Short paper presentations. Chair: Cyril Julie
o Anette Jahnke, Gothenborg university, Sweden. The Process of
developing a Syllabus: Critical reflections from a syllabus developer.
o Tomas Hojgaard, Education, Denmark. Competencies and the fighting
of syllabusitis.

12.00 - 12.30 Chat with presenters. Chair: Anita Rampal

Saturday, July 14
10.30 - 12.00 Theme 4: Math Topics

10.30 - 11.00 Paper presentation. Chair: Hye Jeang Hwang
o Tomoko Yanagimoto, Osaka Kyoiku University; Ken-ichi Iwase,
Tennoji Senior High School Attached to Osaka Kyoiku University,
Japan; Masato Inoue, Nishi Ohkammuri Elementary school, Japan; Hayano
Yuichi, Graduate student of Osaka Kyoiku University, Japan. Teaching
and Learning of Knot Theory in School Mathematics.
11.00 - 11:45 Short paper presentations. Chair: Margaret Brown
o Qintong Hu, The University of Tennessee, United States;Ji-Won
Son, The University of Tennessee, United States. Initial Treatment of
the Concept of Functions in US and Chinese Mathematics Textbooks.
o Linda Arnold, University of Tennessee, United States. What does
content and problem analysis reveal about learning opportunities
related to linear relationships in U. S. textbooks?
o Sun Young Han, Texas A&M University, United States. The Effect of
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Project Based
Learning (PBL) on Students' Achievement.

11:45 - 12:00 Closing remarks: Anita Rampal & Koeno Gravemeijer

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244

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