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225- The History of Mathematics for Students: Increasing Motivation and Understanding

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Marriott Ballroom 3/4 (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Rong-ji Chen
Co-speakers:
Cheng-Yao Lin and Hsing-Wen Hu

Do your students know the historical roots of the math they are learning? Do they see math as a human endeavor with personal feeling rather than a set of lifeless facts and rules? Letís explore a history of number systems and the metric system and brainstorm strategies for using such knowledge to help students see connections and meanings in math.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 3 to 5

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