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From: Adrian Quesada

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2007100905:59:00
Subject: Re: Math History Posters

On 2003101115:33:54, Kavon Rueter wrote:
>I am a math teacher in Colorado Springs, CO. Three years ago I wanted

>math history posters to share with my students - such topics as, who 
>came up with algebra and when? Or, what did Descartes contribute 
>besides the coordinate plane? However, I could not find any such
>at the teacher stores. That is when I made my own. Other math
>have since shown an interest in my posters. I am still creating more
>after school each day. There is so much to cover! 
>Some categories that I have are:
>Regions - Egytptian, Greek, Mayan, and more. 
>Eras - Medieval, Renaissance, 20th Century, and more.
>Topics - Algebra, Women in Mathematics, Calculating Machines.
>Mathematicians - Descartes, Euler, Turing and more. 
>If you would like to see what I have done so far, please visit my
>online Math History Catalog. The URL is at 

>I'm not a professional sales person, just a math teacher who came up 
>with a product that fits a need in a mathematics classroom. They are 
>inexpensive and useful. I also have a free newsletter that includes 
>lesson plans, biographies of mathematicians and Black Line Masters
>your classroom.
>Kavon Rueter

is it clear who is responsible for the contents of the page? 

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