THE MATHEMATICS ENTHUSIAST

Volume 5 #1, 2008

0. Bharath Sriraman
EDITORIAL: Expanding spheres of influence- the zenith, the nadir and everything in-between

FORUM: ETHICS AND VALUES IN MATHEMATICS, TEACHING & LEARNING

1. Ted Eisenberg (Israel)
Flaws and Idiosyncrasies in Mathematicians: Food for the Classroom

REACTIONS TO EISENBERG

2. Wolff-Michael Roth (Canada)
Historical Tidbits, the Shoah, and the Teaching of Mathematics

3. Brian Greer (Portland, USA)
Comments provoked by "Flaws and idiosyncrasies in mathematicians: Food for the classroom?"

4. Renuka Vithal (South Africa)
Critique on Eisenberg’s article

REJOINDER BY EISENBERG

5. Ted Eisenberg (Israel)
Reaction to the Reactors

SURREJOINDER BY GREER

6. Brian Greer (Portland, USA)
Final comments on Eisenberg's paper

OTHER PERPSECTIVES

7. Alan Bishop (Australia)
Values in Mathematics and Science Education: similarities and differences

8. Kurt Stemhagen (Virginia, USA)
Doin’ the Math: On Meaningful Mathematics-Ethics Connections

FEATURE ARTICLES

9. Murad Jurdak (Lebanon)
The Action Map as a Tool for Assessing Situated Mathematical Problem Solving Performance

10. M.K Akinsola (Botswana)
Relationship of some psychological variables in predicting problem solving ability of in-service mathematics teachers

11. Kristin Umland (New Mexico, USA)
A reflection on mathematical cognition: how far have we come and where are we going?

12. Yuichi Handa (California, USA) Reflections upon Teaching a Poorly-Conceived Lesson

13. Jaehoon Yim, Sanghun Song, Jiwon Kim (South Korea)
Mathematically gifted elementary students' revisiting of Euler's polyhedron theorem

Montana Feature Article

14. David M. Davison and Johanna E. Mitchell (Montana, USA)
How is Mathematics Education Philosophy Reflected in the Math Wars?

MATHEMATICS FOR THE CLASSROOM

15. Sue Waring (UK)
Teaching Proof at KS4

16. Steve Humble (UK)
Consecutive numbers