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View Resource Ethnomathematics and History of Math

This page, by historians Tracy Lai and Ileana Leavans and mathematician Lawrence Morales at Seattle Central Community College, presents a course which incorporates anthropology, history, and art into math education. This course "provides a transcultural approach towards the understanding of the existing relationships between visual images, mathematics, and the written/spoken word." Here,...

View Resource Vectors

This lesson was created by Larry Friesen and Anne Gillis for Butler Community College. It will help physics and calculus students differentiate between the uses of vectors in mathematics vs. physics. This website provides two PDF documents that give detailed lessons about vectors, including an overview of terminology, sample problems, and an HTML worksheet is also provided. For educators or...

View Resource Ethnomathmatics: A study of the mathematics in a variety of cultures

Created by Cinnamon Hillyard at the University of Washington, Bothell, this page presents an interdisciplinary course, which incorporates ethnography, anthropology, and the history of mathematics. In it, students discover the history and teaching of math from many different ancient cultures, including Japan, Incan, and African traditions. Here, visitors will find a sample syllabus with topics...

View Resource Art, Design & Mathematics

Created by artist Melissa Tomlinson Newell and mathematician Deann Leoni, this page presents lecture-studio courses in both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional design. These courses allow students to explore elements and principles of design with a focus on critical thinking and problem solving. Syllabi for both courses are available, as well as some sample projects, student work, and instructor...

View Resource MAA Minute Math

The good folks at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) keep on turning out engaging and interactive mathematics resources, and this latest release follows in that admirable path. The MinuteMath feature brings together a host of problems from the MAA's American Mathematics Competitions, and these playful problems can be used in a variety of settings, including the classroom or a...

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