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ERIC Number: EJ1033364
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Learning Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources: Straight from the Source's Mouth
Barnett, Janet
PRIMUS, v24 n8 p722-736 2014
Much has been written about the benefits to be derived by incorporating the history of mathematics into its teaching. Of the various ways to do this, the use of original sources is among the most thrilling for the insights and the challenges it offers for students and instructors alike. In this paper, we describe examples of one particular approach to address these challenges that preserves the thrill of the read.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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