JME Special Issue: Music in Math Education

Just received this from Larry Lesser, the Mathemusician of UTEP….

JME Special Issue Call for Papers:
Music as a Theme for Contextualized Mathematics Education

Guest Editors:
Song An, Daniel Tillman, Larry Lesser, & Andrea Shaheen
The University of Texas at El Paso

This Special Issue in Journal of Mathematics Education explores the affordances and constraints of employing music as a context for mathematics education, especially in the K-12 grades. We welcome articles that provide diverse perspectives on utilizing music and music-themed activities within any facet of K-12 mathematics instruction, preservice teacher education, or inservice teacher professional development. The Special Issue will primarily highlight empirical articles, although innovative theory or practice-based articles will be considered as well.

Extended abstracts (of up to 500 words, not including references) should be sent electronically (as a Word document) to: Song An at as well as copied to Daniel Tillman at by June 1, 2015. Accepted abstracts will be notified by July 1, 2015, and full papers will be due by September 1, 2015. The Special Issue is scheduled to be published in December 2015. Please see full version of this Call for Papers at

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