ERIC Number: ED341560
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Workshop in Al Kalfus: History of Mathematics, Problem Solving, Enrichment. Dissemination Packet--Summer 1989: Booklet #7.
Barbera, Janet; And Others
This booklet is the seventh in a series of nine from the Teacher Training Institute at Hofstra University (New York) and synthesizes the contribution of the late mathematics educator, Alfred Kalfus, to the institute as adviser, guest lecturer, and instructor. Descriptions of the enrichment topics for secondary school mathematics included in his course are presented with problems and some solutions, namely: infinity, non-Euclidean geometry, mathematical induction, graphing and curve sketching, geometrical transformations, the Cantor set, Zeno's paradox, and more. A bibliography and a starter list of topics for math fair presentations are also included. (JJK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, NY. Dept. of Mathematics.; Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, NY. School of Secondary Education.