Mathematical Time Capsules

Mathematical Time Capsules

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Mathematical Time Capsules offers teachers historical modules for immediate use in the mathematics classroom. Readers will find articles and activities from mathematics history that enhance the learning of topics covered in the undergraduate or secondary mathematics curricula. Each capsule presents at least one topic or a historical thread that can be used throughout a course. The capsules were written by experienced practitioners to provide teachers with historical background and classroom activities designed for immediate use in the classroom, along with further references and resources on the chapter subject. --Publisher description.The learning value of the historical activities can be enhanced when explored and presented by the student rather than ... You may limit students to 5 minutes, or require longer presentations. We provide ideas for different approaches to the historical presentations your students can do based on what has worked for us.

Title:Mathematical Time Capsules
Author:Dick Jardine
Publisher:MAA - 2011


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