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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.). In the list below, an arrow (*) means that a speaker has provided additional material on a talk.


    Geometry Connections: Activities Linking Mathematics to
    Community and Culture
Susan S. Benjamin (Los Alamos Schools, Los Alamos, NM)
Julie A. Johnston (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM)
Level: 5-8, Type: Extended

    Using Culture to Get Students To and Through Algebra by the
    End of Eighth Grade
Dr. Dorothy S. Strong (Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL)
Level: 7-9, Type: Regular

    Mathematics From Many Cultures: Integrating Language and
James L. Burnett (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)
Level: K-4, Type: Regular

    * The Compatibility of Good Math Tasks with Good
    Multicultural Teaching Strategies
Barbara W. Grover (Ohio University, Athens, OH)
Marcia M. Seeley (Allegheny Schools Partnership, Pittsburgh, PA)
Level: 6-8, Type: Reflecting on Practice

    Technology Enhanced Multicultural Activities to Promote
    Algebraic Skills
Beverly J. Ferrucci (Keene State College, Keene, NH)
Jack A. Carter (California State University, Hayward, CA)
Level: 5-8, Type: Extended

    Making Connections Between Ethnomathematics and the
    History of Mathematics
Gloria F. Gilmer (Math-Tech, Inc., Milwaukee, WI)
Karen Dee Michalowicz (The Langley School, McLean, VA)
Ubiratan D'Ambrosio (Univ of Campinos, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Felix Browder (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ)
James V. Rauff (Milikin University, Decatur, IL)
Jolene U. Schilliger (New England University, Henniker, NH)
Victor J. Katz (Univ of District of Columbia, Washington D.C.)
Level: K-12, Type: Panel

    Symmetries of Culture: Geometric Unity in Patterns from
    Round the World
Philip R. Mallinson (Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH)
Level: 10-16, Type: Regular

    Celebrating Native American Mathematics - The Anasazi,
    the Myans, and the Inca
Karen Dee Michalowicz (The Langley School, McLean, VA)
Level: 4-9, Type: Regular

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