Tag: history

81 What female mathematician can I introduce to my High School students? 2014-04-20T21:37:24.810

24 What was the problem with New Math? Why did it end? 2014-03-17T15:56:59.147

24 Would taking 5 minutes to explain the history behind a mathematical idea help stimulate learning the idea? 2014-03-18T12:58:22.513

24 When did US mathematics programs start failing to prepare incoming students for books like "Baby" Rudin? 2015-10-06T17:54:21.290

18 Historical tidbits to liven up calculus classes 2014-09-17T01:49:56.100

16 When did the American school system's progression of math classes take its current form? 2014-03-16T01:53:37.543

16 Historically Motivating Concepts 2014-06-08T02:23:00.287

14 Explaining to students why $m$ and $b$ are used in the slope-intercept equation of a line 2017-08-29T21:08:10.370

12 Teaching the History of Mathematics in High School 2015-05-24T15:52:23.860

12 Was math education following a western trend? 2016-01-25T05:18:56.207

12 Why is polynomial factorization over the integers part of secondary school curricula? 2018-02-27T07:41:59.973

11 Fighting math phobia with history 2015-03-06T00:51:16.437

11 SMSG: Did any school districts actual teach the curriculum as planned and what were the results for the teachers and students? 2015-11-09T16:58:19.947

10 The origins of $\mathrm{cis}(\theta)$ 2014-09-17T12:29:48.217

10 Hands on activities for a college history of mathematics course 2015-01-10T00:55:32.573

10 Where can I find primary sources from the New Math movement in the 60s? 2017-11-03T23:26:42.270

9 What on earth was Old Math? 2016-05-01T08:10:49.990

8 What did math educators think about the transition to widespread classroom use of calculators? 2017-08-23T14:44:26.720

5 History Of Infinite Series 2014-09-20T05:52:10.940

5 Who is E. Kim Nebeuts? 2015-04-03T13:40:32.637

4 On using different notations for the same objects 2014-08-21T03:32:16.737

4 What are the best expository pieces related to the Van Hiele models? 2015-12-12T19:01:59.773

3 Examples of cultural limitations on math education 2014-07-31T19:00:06.850

3 SMSG Calculus Usage? 2016-06-14T17:53:57.863

0 Mathematical ideas there were wrong in the past 2018-02-13T16:37:51.610