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Developing prospective mathematics teachers in Mexico: a lesson on the relationship between integration and differentiation

ABSTRACT Mexican authorities and universities are actively working to improve mathematics teaching and learning across the education system. Thus, efforts are underway to raise the historically low performance in mathematics, which include theoretically grounded pedagogy and curriculum development to raise mathematical knowledge in teacher education programmes. The purpose of this article is twofold. Firstly, I give an overview of the educational system in Mexico by outlining the evolution of the mathematics curriculum and teacher preparation programmes. Secondly, I describe and discuss, from my own practice, a lesson using dynamic tools for helping prospective teachers to understand the relationship between integration and differentiation within the context of the current literature from Mexico and abroad. While Mexico faces distinct issues within its educational system, challenges in how future mathematics teachers understand mathematical content appear universal. Thus, teaching math…

Acerca del origen y evolución del Teorema Fundamental del Cálculo

Uno de los resultados más importantes del Cálculo es el llamado Teorema Fundamental del Cálculo. En el siguiente documento presento una breve reseña de su origen y evolución: 
Acerca del origen y evolución del Teorema Fundamental del Cálculo by Juancarlos Ponce

GeoGebra para tablets ahora disponible

Finalmente, GeoGebra para tablets está disponible. Después de una larga espera y un arduo trabajo de programadores independientes que iniciaron su proyecto en 2012:

GeoGebra for Tablets projecto from Kickstarter

GeoGebra para Tablets