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ERIC Number: EJ621900
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0264-7281
History as a Resource for the Mathematics Teacher.
Fauvel, John
International Schools Journal, v20 n1 p51-60 Nov 2000
Lists 19 arguments as to why mathematics history should be introduced into the mathematics curriculum, including: (1) history helps increase motivation for learning; (2) history makes mathematics less frightening; and (3) history helps students better understand concepts. Gives 10 specific examples of how this history could be provided to a student to aid in the learning process. (Contains 12 references.) (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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