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An Ethnographic Study of the Mathematical Ideas of a Group of Carpenters (Journal for Research in Mathematics Education Monograph)

Wendy Lesley Millroy

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Published
**December 1991**
by Natl Council of Teachers of
.

Written in English

- Geometry,
- Mathematics,
- Secondary School Mathematics,
- Carpentry,
- Study and teaching,
- Science/Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 210 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL8379452M |

ISBN 10 | 0873533410 |

ISBN 10 | 9780873533416 |

Take command of any building and carpentry project with the robust, construction-specific math skills you will get from the 9th Edition of PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS. Divided into short units, this combination book/workbook explains the Brand: Cengage Learning. mathematical ideas in African history, and conclude with a reflection about ethnomathematics and mathematical thinking. Ethnomathematics / ethnomathematicology Ethnomathematics (or ethnomathematicology) is relatively new as a field of research. It may be described as the study of mathematical ideas and activities as embedded in their cultural File Size: 1MB.

The role of a critical ethnomathematics curriculum in transforming and empowering learners Abstract When thinking about mathematics, seldom does one think about culture, context, history, or by: 3. Generously illustrated with real-world problems based on the authors' actual experience in the building field, this book first covers the fundamental mathematics necessary to a broad range of both life and building construction skills; then covers mathematical matters of direct concern to the builder, in the same logical and sequential process as required in the construction process itself.5/5(1).

Classics in Mathematics Education Research book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This collection of articles, which have had a m /5(6). A compilation of 17 articles deemed to have influenced the direction of mathematics education and to reflect the history of research in the realm. The articles focus on themes related to evolving conceptions of learning and teaching&#;the process-product paradigm, gender and mathematics, Price: $

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