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Phyllis Chinn

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Re: principle of necessity, etc
Posted: Jul 20, 1996 6:11 AM
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I am currently attending the <international Conference on Math Education
in Spain. There has been much discussion of thhe question Todd Johnson
posed as part of this conference. See if you can request a copy of the
conference proceedings. I will not be able to get onto e-mail again
after today until late August so cannot help find the ICME address. They
are on the WWW. or e-mail

Phyllis Chinn

On Wed, 17 Jul 1996, Todd Johnson wrote:

> >... I have been working at developing a model that I can share with you
> >regarding how we can modify our pedagogy. The model requires work in a
> >virgin area. Few mathematics educators have tackled cultural
> >influences in mathematics learning. However, I am sure that others have
> >been thinking about this most important topic. If you want to share talk
> >privately or on this list serve--I would love to listen and learn.
> >
> >
> >Carol E. Malloy
> >UNC-Chapel Hill
> >919-962-6607
> >

> Carol--
> I would appreciate you sharing on the listserve your model for modify
> pedagogy in a way that takes into account students' cultural heritage. I
> would especially be interested in how you address the following beliefs.
> One, students should be seen and not heard; professors should profess.
> Two, it is not important to learn mathematics if you are not interested in
> a job that requires much mathematics.
> Three, women do not need to learn mathematics.
> Todd Johnson | Illinois State University
> e-mail: | Mathematics Department
> phone: 309-438-7656 | 4520 Math
> office: 317 STV | Normal, IL 61790-4520

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