The Objective Concept of a Mathematical Task for Future Teachers

Abstract Within the line of teacher training, we present in this work aspects of a research with future elementary school teachers, where we focus on understanding how students of the University of Granada interpret the objective as an analysis element of a school mathematical task, framed within the Didactic Analysis as a functional tool in the initial formation. A qualitative methodology has been followed through content analysis. The antecedents show the importance of the school tasks to favor mathematics learning and the results show us the difficulty that the future teachers present to establish and to define the objective of a school mathematical task.