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History in mathematics education : the ICMI study

Author: John Fauvel; J van Maanen
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
Series: New ICMI studies series, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates how the learning and teaching of mathematics can be improved through integrating the history of mathematics into the various aspects of mathematics education: lessons, homework, texts,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fauvel; J van Maanen
ISBN: 079236399X 9780792363996 1402009429 9781402009426
OCLC Number: 154772634
Description: xviii, 437 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. 1. The political context. 2. Philosophical, multicultural and interdisciplinary issues. 3. Integrating history: research perspectives. 4. History of Mathematics for Trainee Teachers. 5. Historical formation and student understanding of mathematics. 6. History in support of diverse educational requirements - opportunities for change. 7. Integrating history of mathematics in the classroom: an analytic survey. 8. Historical support for particular subjects. 9. The use of original sources in the mathematics classroom. 10. Non-standard media and other resources. 11. Bibliography for further work in the area. Notes on contributors. Index.
Series Title: New ICMI studies series, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by John Fauvel and Jan van Maanen.

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