Author: Leslie P. Steffe


University of Georgia, USA


Short Bio

Leslie P. Steffe earned his Ph.D. in mathematics education in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin working under the direction of Henry Van Engen. He joined the faculty of mathematics education at the University of Georgia in 1967, where he was appointed Distinguished Research Professor in 1985. Along with Ernst von Glasersfeld and John Richards, a philosopher of mathematics, he established the research program, Interdisciplinary Research on Number (IRON), circa 1976, which continues on through the present time. The book, Children’s Fractional Knowledge, published by Springer in 2010, is one of the latest publications of this research program.

Publications in Constructivist Foundations

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Radical Constructivism
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Epistemology · History · Philosophy


Leslie P. Steffe (2016)

Toward a Model of Constructivist Mathematics Teaching

Constructivist Foundations 12(1): 75–77

Leslie P. Steffe (2015)

Can a Radical Constructivist Be Religious? - Yes!

Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 131–134

Alexander Riegler & Leslie P. Steffe (2014)

“What Is the Teacher Trying to Teach Students if They Are All Busy Constructing Their Own Private Worlds?”: Introduction to the Special Issue

Constructivist Foundations 9(3): 297–301

Radical Constructivism

Leslie P. Steffe (2014)

Constructing Models of Ethical Knowledge: A Scientific Enterprise

Constructivist Foundations 9(2): 262–264

Leslie P. Steffe (2011)

The Honor of Working with Ernst von Glasersfeld. Partial Recollections

Constructivist Foundations 6(2): 172–176

Radical Constructivism > History

Leslie P. Steffe (2010)

Consequences of Rejecting Constructivism: “Hold Tight and Pedal Fast”. Commentary on Slezak’s “Radical Constructivism: Epistemology, Education and Dynamite”

Constructivist Foundations 6(1): 112–119

Radical Constructivism > Philosophy

Leslie P. Steffe (2008)

“Mathematical” Schemes as Instruments of Interaction

Constructivist Foundations 3(2): 74–76

Radical Constructivism

Leslie P. Steffe (2007)

Radical Constructivism: A Scientific Research Program

Constructivist Foundations 2(2-3): 41–49

Radical Constructivism > Epistemology · Philosophy

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