NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math

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A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA.

We will endeavor to collect more information on the individual talks (abstract, preprint, etc.) and on the subject matter (bibliography, ancillary material, related Web sites, etc.).



Mathematics and Music: A Look at the Many Bridges Connecting the Two Subjects
Jan E. H. Johansson (University of Vermont, Burlington, VT)
Level: 10-16, Type: Regular

Exploring Math Through Children's Literature
Becky D. Ronkowski (Lake Agassiz Elementary School, Grand Forks, ND)
Barbara W. Olson (Lake Agassiz Elementary School, Grand Forks, ND)
Level: K-3, Type: Regular

Mathematical Ideas Embedded in Quilts
Charlene Morrow (Mount Holyoke College, So. Hadley, MA)
Tom Bassarear (Keene State College, Keene, NH)
Level: K-4, Type: Extended

Native American Quilts, Repeating Decimals, Chinese Calendar - Connections
Kathryn T. Ernie (Univ. of Wisconsin - River Falls, River Falls, WI)
Level: 5-8, Type: Extended

Writing Right Now! Quick and Painless Ways to Get Your Students Writing in Math
Julane B. Crabtree (Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS)
Level: 9-16, Type: Talk About It

Great Pyramid of Giza: A Hands-On Geometry Project Integrating Art and History
Bente B. Winston (Sussex School, Missoula, MT)
Level: 7-10, Type: Regular

Using Writing in Math to Show What Kids Know
Janet L. Woods (Princeton Regional Schools, Princeton, NJ)
Suzanne Gespass (Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ)
Level: K-4, Type: Regular

The Poetry of Mathematics: An Aesthetic Asset to Education
Richard Alan Gillman (Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN)
Level: K-16, Type: Regular

A Problem Solving Course for HS or CC Emphasizing Oral and Written Communication
Ken G. Johnson (Sierra College, Rocklin, CA)
Level: 10-14, Type: Regular

Storytelling and Math - - A Workshop With Tom Snyder
Tom Snyder (Tom Snyder Productions, Inc., Watertown, MA)
Level: K-12, Type: Regular

The Fictional Side of Mathematics - Using Literature to Stimulate Problem Solving
Geraldine Herskowitz (UFT/NYC Teacher Centers Consortium, New York City, NY)
Level: 5-8, Type: Extended

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