ERIC Number: ED357741
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jul
Conversations with Mathematicians.
Hoss, Madeline M.; Ropp, Carol G.
This document is made up of materials supporting a presentation about a program designed to encourage freshman and sophomore high school mathematics students to use the school library to research famous mathematicians. The handouts that compose the document are: (1) a description of the assignment, "Conversations with Mathematicians"; (2) a list of mathematicians to be researched; (3) a bibliography for student researchers; (4) a worksheet and recommended resources on using the library for mathematics; (5) a list of the "Librarian's Ten Commandments"; (6) a brief paper describing a systematic approach to teaching critical thinking skills written from the point of view of the media specialist; and (7) a bibliography of 24 recommended books for research on famous mathematicians. (KRN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Materials for a presentation given at the Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship (21st, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 20-24, 1992).