Author: Leslie P. Steffe
Bio Note: Leslie P. Steffe earned his Ph.D. in mathematics education in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin working under the direction of Henry Van Engen. He joined the faculty of mathematics education at the University of Georgia in 1967, where he was appointed Distinguished Research Professor in 1985. Along with Ernst von Glasersfeld and John Richards, a philosopher of mathematics, he established the research program, Interdisciplinary Research on Number (IRON), circa 1976, which continues on through the present time. The book, Children’s Fractional Knowledge, published by Springer in 2010, is one of the latest publications of this research program.
Affiliation: University of Georgia, USA
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
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Steffe L. P. (2016) Toward a model of constructivist mathematics teaching. Constructivist Foundations 12(1): 75–77. http://constructivist.info/12/1/075
Steffe L. P. (2015) Can a radical constructivist be religious? - yes! Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 131–134. http://constructivist.info/11/1/131
Riegler A. & Steffe L. P. (2014) “what is the teacher trying to teach students if they are all busy constructing their own private worlds?”: Introduction to the special issue. Constructivist Foundations 9(3): 297–301. http://constructivist.info/9/3/297
Steffe L. P. (2014) Constructing models of ethical knowledge: A scientific enterprise. Constructivist Foundations 9(2): 262–264. http://constructivist.info/9/2/262
Steffe L. P. (2011) The honor of working with ernst von glasersfeld. Partial recollections. Constructivist Foundations 6(2): 172–176. http://constructivist.info/6/2/172
Steffe L. P. (2010) Consequences of rejecting constructivism: “hold tight and pedal fast”. Commentary on slezak’s “radical constructivism: Epistemology, education and dynamite”. Constructivist Foundations 6(1): 112–119. http://constructivist.info/6/1/112
Steffe L. P. (2008) “mathematical” schemes as instruments of interaction. Constructivist Foundations 3(2): 74–76. http://constructivist.info/3/2/074
Steffe L. P. (2007) Radical constructivism: A scientific research program. Constructivist Foundations 2(2-3): 41–49. http://constructivist.info/2/2-3/041