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Title: Ethnomathematics and History of Math
Url: http://www.mac3.amatyc.org/anthropology/ethnomathematics_sccd.htm
Creator: Lai, Tracy
Leavans, Ileana
Morales, Lawrence
Publisher: American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
Description: 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, visitors will find a course description, outcomes, activities and assignments, as well as some sample projects and reflections from instructors. It is an excellent starting point for educators looking to design a course which incorporates math across the curriculum.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Arts in general -- The arts in relation to other subjects, A-Z -- Mathematics
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Anthropology -- Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology -- Applied anthropology
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Anthropology -- Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology -- Cultural traits, customs, and institutions -- Intellectual life -- Science and knowledge -- Mathematics. Counting and number systems
Science -- Mathematics -- History
Science -- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science
Mathematics
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Social studies
Arts
Arts -- Visual arts
Social studies -- Anthropology
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Mathematics Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-04-21 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-04-16 10:13:39 (W3C-DTF)
Source: AMATYC
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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