NCTM San Diego Presentation Summary

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This is the summary of a presentation given at the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA.

Making Connections Between Ethnomathematics and the History of Mathematics

This session will address the questions:
  1. What is ethnomathematics?
  2. How is it related to the History of Math? and
  3. Using the histories which children bring to the classroom to improve math teaching and learning.

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.)

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