Working Sessions (WS)


Proposals for a Working Session were submitted online via the registration system, by means of a one-page abstract. The deadline for the submission of a WS was March 1st, 2011. The number of the submitted proposals was 5.

Proposals for WS were reviewed by the members of the IPC. Notifications of the decision of the program Committee were sent by April 7th, 2011.

Accepted proposals for a Discussion Group will be included in the conference proceedings, provided the full Conference Fees for both the coordinators and the assistant coordinators are paid before May 16th, 2011.

Two 90-minute sessions will be allocated to Working Sessions.

Each WS is required to send a report of its activities to the Administrative Manager to be included in PME News. This report is due by September 20th, 2011.

The accepted Working Sessions are listed below:

WS1: Creativity and Modeling
               Stephen Hegedus, Beste Gucler, Richard Lesh, and Nicholas Mousoulides

WS2: Exploring the Transition to and Within University Mathematics From Different Perspectives
                Elena Nardi and Paola Iannone

WS3: Gesture, Multimodality and Embodiment in Mathematics
               Laurie Edwards, Janete Bolite Frant, Ornella Robutti, and Luis  Radford

WS4: Mathematics Education and Society
               Marcelo Salles Batarce; Adriana Mattos, Marco Escher, and  Steve Lerman

WS5: The Learning and Development of Mathematics Teacher Educator-Researchers
               Merrilyn Goos, Olive Chapman, Laurinda Brown, and,Jarmila Novotna