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Culturally Situated Design Tools: Teaching Math through Culture

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Author:Ron Eglash
Description: Java for creating your own Mangbetu design, cornrow curves, graffiti, bead looms, SimShoBan, Yupik star navigator, Yupik parka patterns, Pre-Columbian pyramids, and rhythm wheels -- and learning the mathematics behind them. Organized into African, African American, Youth Subculture, Native American, and Latino; with standards-based lesson plans, evaluations, and other teaching materials.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Multimedia, Video, Simulations, Lesson Plans and Activities, Books, Fun for Kids, Bibliographies, Topic Tools Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Patterns/Relationships, Fractals, Transformational Geometry, Art, Music, Religion, Architecture, Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology
Math Ed Topics: Multiculturalism, Minorities, Women

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