Didactics of Mathematics as a Research Field in Scandinavia
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Original versionEuropean Traditions in Didactics of Mathematics, ICME-13 Monographs, 10.1007/978-3-030-05514-1_6
This chapter presents an overview of the development of didactics of mathematics as a research domain in the three Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. This presentation is linked to the development of the school system and teacher education. Some important trends that have been of particular importance to each of the countries will be described and an account of the current situation will be given. At the end there is a section about collaborative projects that have taken place in the whole Nordic and Baltic area.