ERIC Number: ED474794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Changing the Faces of Mathematics: Perspectives on Indigenous People of North America.
Hankes, Judith Elaine, Ed.; Fast, Gerald R., Ed.
This book provides resources and practical ideas for classroom teachers, administrators and principals, curriculum supervisors and program developers, and ethnomathematicians and researchers who wish to develop a deeper understanding of the mathematics and pedagogy of the indigenous peoples of North America. Chapters 1-6 focus on the theoretical foundation that undergirds indigenous ethnomathematics. Chapter 7 addresses the issue of portfolio assessment. Chapters 8-17 include classroom lessons and activities that elementary and middle school teachers will find useful while chapters 18-24 focus on middle school and high school topics. (KHR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnomathematics, Indigenous Populations, Mathematics Education, North Americans
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Tel: 703-620-9840; Tel: 800-235-7566 (Toll Free); Web site: www.nctm.org.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.