ERIC Number: EJ419428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Worldmath Curriculum: Fighting Eurocentrism in Mathematics.
Anderson, S. E.
Journal of Negro Education, v59 n3 p348-59 Sum 1990
Contends that institutionalized Eurocentric curricula constantly reinforce racial and sexual inferiority complexes among people of color and women. Calls for the incorporation of world mathematical and scientific history and knowledge in the curriculum. Describes a radical pedagogy encouraging minority students to feel positive and self-assured about their mathematics abilities. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A