In the paper a conceptual framework for discussing the identity of mathematics as a school subject is constructed with particular emphasize on application of mathematics. The framework is used to analyze the identity of mathematics, as it appears on two different kinds of domains: the political system and the teachers. At the end it is discussed whether this frameworks gives us new insights into mathematics teaching. It is concluded that the framework can articulates important aspects.
Matematik; Matematikkens didaktik; Matematisk modellering; Matematik i anvendelse; Matematikfagets identitet
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Seventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, 2011