for the learning of mathematics

an international journal of mathematics education

Francesco Beccuti ,  Ornella Robutti - Vol. 42 Num. 2 (2022)
 Teaching mathematics in today’s society: didactic paradigms, narratives and citizenship


What is the paradigmatic direction of teaching and learning mathematics? According to Yves Chevallard, father of the anthropological theory of the didactic, the current paradigm is characterized by an obsolescent form of monumentalism. But is a new paradigm possibly on the rise? And what is the role of powerful organizations such as the OECD? We reflect on these and related questions in connection to issues of citizenship, democracy, inclusion and standardization.