- B.Sc.(cum laude) in Aerospace Engineering, the Technion (Haifa, Israel)
- M.Sc in Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute (Rehovot, Israel)
- Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, Tel Aviv University.
- Dr. Gabel’s research concerns rhetorical aspects of proof teaching in the tertiary level.
Since 2002, Dr. Gabel is teaching various mathematics courses in Afeka; since 2018 she is a lecturer, teaching ‘Single and multi-variable Calculus’ and ‘Ordinary Differential Equations’. During these years she has received a number of ‘Excellent lecturer’ awards.
During 2016-2020 Dr. Gabel has founded Afeka’s ‘Center for Promoting Teaching’ and was the head of center.
During 1990-1998 Dr. Gabel has worked in the Israeli Air-force as an aeronautical engineer and as a project officer, in different projects in Israel and abroad.
Gabel, M. (2019). The flow of a proof – Rhetorical aspects of proof presentation. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.
Gabel, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2013). The flow of a proof – The example of the Euclidean algorithm. In A. M. Lindmeier & A. Heinze (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 2 (pp. 321-328). Kiel, Germany: PME.
Gabel, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2016). The flow of a proof – Rhetorical aspects. In C. Csíkos, A. Rausch & J. Szitányi (Eds.), Proceedings of the 40th International Conference for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 1 (p. 161). Szeged, Hungary: PME.
Gabel, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2017). Affecting the flow of a proof by creating presence – a case study in Number Theory. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 96(2), 187-205.
Gabel, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2017). The flow of a proof - Establishing a basis of agreement. In T. Dooley, & G. Gueudet (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10, February 1-5, 2017) (pp. 155-162). Dublin, Ireland: DCU Institute of Education and ERME.
Gabel, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2019). To whom do we speak when we teach proofs? To be published in M. Heuvel-Panhuizen, & M. Veldhuis (Eds.), Proceedings of the Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME11, February 6 – 10, 2019). Utrecht, the Netherlands: Freudenthal Group & Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University and ERME
Gabel, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2020). Analyzing proof teaching at the tertiary level using Perelman’s new rhetoric. For the Learning of Mathematics, 40(2), 15-19.
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