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Pitta-pantazi Demetra

Department of Education
Cyprus University of Technology


Undergraduate studies at the Pedagogical Academy of Cyprus and at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (B.A. in Primary Education, 1993). Graduate studies at the University of Warwick, U.K. (M.Sc. 1994 and Ph.D. 1998 in Mathematics Education). She has taught at the University of Warwick (1995-1997) and at the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus (1999-2001).

Research Interest

Understanding the structure of mathematical thinking, Cognitive development of mathematical concepts, Integration of new technologies in mathematics teaching and learning, Mathematical creativity, Identification and education gifted students in mathematics, Cognitive styles and mathematical abilities, Mathematics teacher education.


  • Paparistodemou, E., Potari, D., & Pitta-Pantazi, D. (2014). Prospective teachers' attention on geometrical tasks. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 86(1), 1-18. doi:10.1007/s10649-013-9518-y

  • Nikolaou, A., & Pitta-Pantazi, D. (2016). Hierarchical levels of abilities that constitute fraction understanding at elementary school. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 14(4), 757-776.

  • Castro-Rodrríguez, E., Pitta-Pantazi, D., Rico, L. & Gómez, P. (2016). Prospective teachers' understanding of the multiplicative part-whole relationship of fraction. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 92(1), 129-146.

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