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January/February 2019

  • Getzel, J.W. The Problem of the Problem
  • Smith, T. The Problem with Craft
  • Lunney-Borden, L. The 'Verbification' of Mathematics: Using the Grammatical Structures of Mi'kmaq to Support Student Learning
  • Friedenberg, E.Z. Children as Objects of Fear and Loathing

October/November 2018

  • Tversky, B. Visualising Thought
  • Avgerinou, M.D. Toward a Cohesive Theory of Visual Literacy
  • Larking, J.H., Simon, H.A. Why a Diagram is (Sometimes) Worth Ten Thousand Words
  • Nisbett, R.E. The Geography of Thought, chapter 1: The Syllogism and the Tao
  • Nisbett, R.E. The Geography of Thought, chapter 2: The Social Origin of Mind

September 2018

  • Hampton, R. and deMartini A. We Cannot Call Back Colonial Stories: Storytelling and Critical Land Literacy
  • Kosslyn S,M. Images and the Brain, chapter 11: Mental Images and Mental Representations
  • Laborde, C. The Hidden Role of Diagrams in Students' Construction of Meaning in Geometry
  • Wilson, F.R. The Hand: How its Use Shapes the Brain, Language and Human Culture, chapter 2: The Hand-Thought-Language Nexus

June/July/August 2018

  • Stylianides, A.J. Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom, chapter 2
  • Kosslyn S,M. Visual Images in the Brain
  • Beard, A. How Babies Learn - and why Robots Can't Compete
  • Orey, D.C., Rosa, M. Ethnomodeling: A Pedagogical Action for Uncovering Ethnomathematical Practices

April/May 2018

  • Radakovic, N., Weiland, T., Bazzul, J. Transdisciplinarity, Critical Mathematics Education, Eco-justice, and the Politics to Come
  • Reuell, P. Making Math more Lego-like
  • Gerofsky, S. Mathematics and Movement
  • Stavrou, S.G., Miller, D. Miscalculations: Decolonizing and Anti-Oppressive Discourses in Indigenous Mathematics Education

March 2018

  • François, K. The Untouchable and Frightening Nature of Mathematics
  • Rumelhart, D.E., Schemata: the Building Blocks of Cognition
  • Jaffe, A.M, Liu, Z. Mathematical Picture Language Program
  • MacLeans Editorial. 2018: Rise of the Robots

February 2018

  • Rubel, L.H. Equity-Directed Instructional Practices: Beyond the Dominant Perspective
  • Marfori, M.A. Informal Proofs and Mathematical Rigour

January 2018

  • Exerpts from Gutierrez, Political Conocimiento for Teaching Mathematics
  • Malik, K. In Defense of Cultural Appropriation

December 2017

  • Hemmings, J. Crafting Words
  • Markus, G. Am I Human? Researchers Need New Ways to Distinguish Artificial Intelligence from the Natural Kind

November 2017

  • Crowley, M.L., The van Hiele Model of the Development of Geometric Thought
  • Thompson, K.M. Maintaining Integrity in an Interdisciplinary Setting

September 2017

  • Bender, J.B., Marrinan, M. The Culture of Diagram. Ch. 2
  • Exerpts from Presmeg, N., Radford, L., Roth, W.-M., Kadunz, G. Semiotics in Mathematics Education

June 2017

  • Boud, D. Using Journal Writing to Enhance Reflective Practice
  • Forde, C. The Concept of Reflection: an Introduction

April-May 2017

  • Rodgers, C. Defining Reflection: Another Look at John Dewey and Reflective Thinking
  • n.a. Reflection, Learning and Education
  • n.a. Reflection
  • Kinds of Judgment and Analysis (Adapted from Tripp)

February 2017

  • Oyman, N.R. Needleweaving Ethnic Ornaments (Jewellery)
  • Reid. D. Elements in Accepting an Explanation
  • Radford, L. The Seen, the Spoken and the Written: a Semiotic Approach to the Problem of Objectification of Mathematical Knowledge

January 2017

  • Alangui, W. Searching for Mathematical Ideas in Stone Walls
  • O'Sullivan S. The Aesthetics of Affect: Thinking Art Beyond Representation
  • Caglioti, G. Cognitive Power of Visual Images
  • Reid, D. Proof in Mathematics Education. Ch. 5


  • Baracs, J. Development of the spatial perception with help of projections
  • Giaquinto, M. Visual Thinking in mathematics. Ch. 4-5
  • Gauntlett, D. Making is Connecting. Ch. 2
  • Reid, D. Proof in Mathematics Education. Ch. 1-2

November 2016

  • Omiunota N.U. How Do I Teach Mathematics in a Culturally Responsive Way?
  • Kulpa, Z. Main Problems of Diagrammatic Reasoning Part I
  • Stachel, H. Descriptive Geometry—Vision Guided Spatial Reasoning
  • Reed, M. Evely, A. How can your research have more impact? Five key principles and practical tips for effective knowledge exchange

October 2016

  • Arnheim R. A plea for Visual Thinking.
  • Avigad, J. review of Visual Thinking in Mathematics: An Epistemological Study
  • Henderson, D. and Taimina, D. Historical Strands in Geometry
  • Knoll, E. and Reid, D. Beauty in Mathematics and in Art

September 2016

  • Cocchiarella L. Working with the Image: Description Processing Prediction
  • Giaquinto, M. Visual Thinking in Mathematics: an Epistemological Study. Ch. 2
  • Tufte’s Visual Display of Quantitative Informations. Chartjunk: Vibrations, Grids and Ducks.
  • Fairchild, J. Capturing Mathematical Relationships through Representation: a Timeless Human Endeavour.

July/August 2016

  • Excerpts from Allwein, G. and Barwise, J. Logical Reasoning with Diagrams
  • Lowrie, T., Diezmann, C.M. and Logan, T. Understanding Graphicacy: Students’ Making Sense of Graphics in Mathematics Assessment Tasks

May/June 2016

  • Hetland, L., Winner, E. and Vennema, S. Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education. Ch. 1
  • de Freitas, E. and Sinclair, N. Diagram, Gesture, Agency: Theorizing Embodiment in the Mathematics Classroom
  • Diezmann, C.M. Assessing Diagram Quality: Making a Difference to Representation

April 2016

  • Excerpt from: Livio, M.The Equation that couldn’t be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry
  • Excerpt from: Ritchhart, R., Church, M. and Morrison, K. Making Thinking Visible
  • Diezmann, C.M. and English, L.D. (2001). Promoting the Use of Diagrams as Tools for Thinking
  • Lockhart, P. A Mathematician’s Lament

March 2016

  • Root-Bernstein, R. and Root-Bernstein M.The Art and Craft of Science
  • Shear, J. Visual Thinking, Algebraic Thinking, and a Full Unit-Circle Diagram
  • Kadunz, G. and Straesser, R. Image – Metaphor – Diagram: Visualisation in Learning Mathematics.
  • Excerpt from Nakatsu, R.T. Diagrammatic Reasoning in AI

December 2015 / January/February 2016

  • Excerpts from Bodrova, E. Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education
  • Excerpt from Dewey. Experience and Education

November 2015

  • Excerpt from Yamagata-Lynch, L.C. Understanding Cultural Historical Activity Theory

October 2015

  • Brown, J.S., Collins, A., Duguid, P. Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning

September 2015

  • Excerpt from Knoll, E. Elementary Student Teachers Practising Mathematical Enquiry at Their Level: Experience and Affect

August 2015

  • Excerpts from Maynard, P. Drawing Distinctions
    Brown, T., Hodson, E. and Smith, K. TIMSS Mathematics has Changed Real Mathematics Forever

July 2015

  • Excerpt from Li, R. A Theory of Conceptual Intelligence

June 2015

  • Noor Aishikin A. Weaving Mathematics and Culture: Mutual Interrogation as a Methodological Approach

December 2014

  • Breitenbach, A. Beauty in Proofs: Kant on Aesthetics in Mathematics

June 2014

  • Forrest, M. A Reflection on Arts‐Based Research

May 2014

  • Krieger, M.H. Some of What Mathematicians Do

April 2014

  • Shapiro, S. Philosophy of Mathematics and its Logic: an Introduction

March 2014

  • Skemp, R. Relational Understanding and Instrumental Understanding
  • Nuñez, Edwards and Matos: Embodied Cognition as Grounding for Situatedness and Context in Mathematics Education

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