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​Book honors UGA math education professor

Pursuing Excellence in Mathematics Education
Edited by Edward Silver and Christine Keitel-Kreidt
eBook: $99; Hardcover: $129

Pursuing Excellence in Mathematics Education recognizes the more than 40 years of sustained and distinguished lifetime achievement in mathematics education research and development of Jeremy Kilpatrick, Regents Professor of Mathematics Education in the UGA College of Education.

With contributions from a variety of skilled mathematics educators, this text honors Kilpatrick by reflecting on his groundbreaking papers, book chapters and books—many of which are now standard references in the literature—on mathematical problem solving, the history of mathematics education, mathematical ability and proficiency, curriculum change and its history, global perspectives on mathematics education and mathematics assessment.

Chapters also offer contributions on mathematical problem solving, mathematics curriculum, the role of theory in mathematics education, the democratization of mathematics and international perspectives on the field of mathematics education.​