• Welcome to the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education

    An official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), JRME is the premier research journal in mathematics education and is devoted to the interests of teachers and researchers at all levels--preschool through college.

    JRME is a forum for disciplined inquiry into the teaching and learning of mathematics. The editors encourage submissions including:

    • Reports of research, including experiments, case studies, surveys, philosophical studies, and historical studies;
    • Articles about research, including literature reviews and theoretical analyses;
    • Brief reports of research;
    • Critiques of articles and books; and
    • Research commentaries on issues pertaining to the field.

    The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education is published five times a year—January, March, May, July, and November—at 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1502. JRME present a variety of viewpoints. The views expressed or implied in JRME are not the official position of the Council unless otherwise noted.

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    The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education is available to individuals as part of an NCTM membership or may accessible through an institutional subscription.

    Editorial Board 

    The JRME Editorial Board chooses content, reviews manuscripts, and continually seeks feedback from readers. Current Editorial Board members are:

    Editorial Staff 

    Cynthia W. Langrall Illinois State University; Editor 
    Nerida F. Ellerton Illinois State University; Associate Editor 
    Tami S. Martin Illinois State University; Associate Editor 
    Amanda Miller Illinois State University; Assistant Editor 
    Amanda L. Fain Illinois State University; Staff Assistant 
    Jinfa Cai University of Delaware; Book Review Editor 
    Randall Groth
    Salisbury University,  Monograph Editor 
    Steve Williams
    Brigham Young University; Research Commentary Editor 

    Editorial Panel 

    Amy J. Hackenberg Indiana University, Bloomington; Chair 
    Robert M. Capraro Texas A&M University, College Station
    Indigo Esmonde OISE, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Karen J. Graham University of New Hampshire, Durham;
    Board of Directors Liaison 
    Melva R. Grant Old Dominion University, Chesapeake, Virginia
    Ruth Heaton University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    Keith R. Leatham Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    Percival Matthews University of Wisconsin–Madison
    David W. Stinson Georgia State University, Atlanta
    Keith Weber Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
    David E. Barnes NCTM, Reston, Virginia; Staff Liaison

    International Advisory Board  

    Jill Adler South Africa
    Carman Batanero Spain
    Paul Drijvers The Netherlands
    Matthew Inglis United Kingdom
    Frederick Leung Hong Kong
    Bob Perry Australia

    Headquarters Journal Staff 

    David E. Barnes Associate Executive Director for Research, Learning and Development

    Ken Krehbiel

    Joanne Hodges

    Associate Executive Director for Communications

    Senior Director of Publications

    Pamela A. Tilson Senior Copy Editor

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