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ERIC Number: EJ561772
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
Games We Play: Connecting Mathematics and Culture in the Classroom.
Barta, James; Schaelling, Diane
Teaching Children Mathematics, v4 n7 p388-93 Mar 1998
Presents native American counting games. Argues that games involve a great deal of mathematics, so much so that play is easily one of the six "universal mathematics activities" of all cultures and mathematics is a vital aspect of culture. Concludes that students and teachers alike learn a great deal from creating and playing culturally relevant mathematics games. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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