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Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education - Volume 3 By Berinderjeet Kaur et al.
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This is Volume 3 of the Proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 41st Conference held in Singapore from 17-22 July, 2017.
Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education - Volume 4 By Berinderjeet Kaur et al.
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This is Volume 4 of the Proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 41st Conference held in Singapore from 17-22 July, 2017.
Sona Geometry from Angola. Volume 2: Educational and Mathematical Explorations of African Designs on the Sand By Paulus Gerdes
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The Cokwe of Northeastern Angola were accustomed to illustrate their stories with standardized illustrations drawn on the sand, called ‘sona.’ The first volume of “Sona Geometry... More > from Angola”, entitled “Mathematics of an African Tradition” analyzes and reconstructs the knowledge and expert mathematics inherent in the tradition of the ‘sona.’ The present second volume, entitled “Educational and Mathematical Explorations of African Designs on the Sand,” suggests various opportunities to incorporate and exploit the ‘sona’ in the context of mathematics education, in particular, in secondary, undergraduate and teacher education. “This beautifully illustrated book represents an important educational resource. I’m certain that every mathematics educator, especially at secondary and university levels, would benefit from having access to it” (Mohamed El Tom in the Foreword). Translation and Appendix 1: Darrah Chavey (Beloit, WI, USA); Foreword: Mohamed el Tom (Khartoum, Sudan); 2013, 220 pp.< Less
Sona Geometry from Angola. Volume 2: Educational and Mathematical Explorations of African Designs on the Sand (eBook) By Paulus Gerdes
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The Cokwe of Northeastern Angola were accustomed to illustrate their stories with standardized illustrations drawn on the sand, called ‘sona.’ The first volume of “Sona Geometry... More > from Angola”, entitled “Mathematics of an African Tradition” analyzes and reconstructs the knowledge and expert mathematics inherent in the tradition of the ‘sona.’ The present second volume, entitled “Educational and Mathematical Explorations of African Designs on the Sand,” suggests various opportunities to incorporate and exploit the ‘sona’ in the context of mathematics education, in particular, in secondary, undergraduate and teacher education. “This beautifully illustrated book represents an important educational resource. I’m certain that every mathematics educator, especially at secondary and university levels, would benefit from having access to it” (Mohamed El Tom in the Foreword). Translation and Appendix 1: Darrah Chavey (Beloit, WI, USA); Foreword: Mohamed el Tom (Khartoum, Sudan); 2013, 220 pp.< Less
MATH Moxie vs Mediocrity: A Personal and Educational Historical Accounting for Teaching Preschool and Primary Grade Children to Think Mathematically By Richard S. Ellerby, EdD
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Dr. Richard S. Ellerby has experientially weaved together thirty years as an elementary principal to inform and inspire teachers, administrators and school boards to alter their entrenched... More > mathematical delivery systems and attend to the persistent lack of improvement over the last 50 years. Dr. Ellerby deviates from the traditional textbook approach by adding levity and practicality to his personal and professional experiences in a multitude of settings as an educational leader. Educators should not miss the challenge afforded by preschoolers during their maximum period of mental development. Dr. Ellerby emphasizes the importance of small group differentiation and direct instruction which are documented by a variety of sources. Whether the reader is a parent or school professional, this text allows him to see the big picture as if in the front lines, developing a better educational understanding and academic relationship with very young children.< Less
Drawings from Angola: Living Mathematics By Paulus Gerdes
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Color eBook edition of award winning children's book. For children from age 8 to 14. “Drawings from Angola” presents an introduction to an African story telling tradition. The tales are... More > illustrated with marvelous drawings made in the sand. The book tells the stories of the stork and the leopard, the hunter and the dog, the rooster and the fox, and others. It explains how to execute the drawings. The reader is invited to draw tortoises, antelopes, lions, and other animals. The activities proposed throughout the book invite the reader to experiment and to explore the ‘rhythm’ and symmetry of the illustrations. Surprising results will be playfully obtained such as in arithmetic, a way to calculate quickly the sum of sequence of odd numbers. Children will live the beautiful mathematics of the Angolan sand drawings. Translation by Dr. Arthur B. Powell (Rutgers university). Answers to the activities are provided.The book can be used both in classrooms and at home. (Book also available in print)< Less
Drawings from Angola: Living Mathematics By Paulus Gerdes
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For children from age 8 to 14. “Drawings from Angola” present an introduction to an African story telling tradition. The tales are illustrated with marvelous drawings made in the sand. ... More > The book conveys the stories of the stork and the leopard, the hunter and the dog, the rooster and the fox, and others. It explains how to execute the drawings. The reader is invited to draw tortoises, antelopes, lions, and other animals. The activities proposed throughout the book invite the reader to experiment and to explore the ‘rhythm’ and symmetry of the illustrations. Surprising results will be playfully obtained, such as in arithmetic, a way to calculate quickly the sum of a sequence of odd numbers. Children will live the beautiful mathematics of the Angolan sanddrawings. Answers to the activities are provided. The book can be used both in classrooms and at home. (72 pp.)< Less
Puzzles and Games: A Mathematical Modeling Approach By Tony Hürlimann
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This book is a comprehensive guide to mathematical modeling. It uses about 100 puzzles as "case studies" and represents them as mathematical models. The models are coded in the computer... More > language LPL and can be solved directly over the Internet. Game-lovers will discover new and original aspects of their favorite pastime and teachers in Mathematics will be amazed how playful and diverting mathematical modelling can be. The goal is to encourage the use of such puzzles in an educational context in order to improve and develop mathematical modelling skills. It can be used as a self-study or in classes.< Less
Puzzles and Games: A Mathematical Modeling Approach By Tony Hürlimann
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This book is a comprehensive guide to mathematical modeling. It uses about 100 puzzles as "case studies" and represents them as mathematical models. The models are coded in the computer... More > language LPL and can be solved directly over the Internet. Game-lovers will discover new and original aspects of their favorite pastime and teachers in Mathematics will be amazed how playful and diverting mathematical modelling can be. The goal is to encourage the use of such puzzles in an educational context in order to improve and develop mathematical modelling skills. It can be used as a self-study or in classes.< Less
Mathematical Modeling, Case Studies I By Tony Hürlimann
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This book is a comprehensive guide to mathematical modeling. It uses classical models from the operations research as "case studies" and represents them as mathematical models. The models... More > are coded in the computer language LPL and most can be solved directly over the Internet. The book contain many modeling tricks and teachers in Mathematics on high school will be amazed how playful and diverting mathematical modelling can be. The goal is to encourage the use of computer tools in an educational context in order to improve and develop mathematical modelling skills. It can be used as a self-study or in classes.< Less

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