Incorporating the Mathematical Achievements of Women and Minorities into
Schools:
NCCTM Centroid Columns and Classroom Activity Sheets
Incorporating the
Mathematical Achievements of Women and Minority Mathematicians into
Classrooms
in "From Calculus to Computers: Using the Last 200 Years of Mathematics History in the Classroom" (eds. Richard Jardine and Amy
Shell-Gellasch), MAA Notes, Volume 68, 2005, pp. 183-200.
Also see
project assignment, references for students,
and Mon Feb 18- Mon Feb 25 for
the mathematics discussed after each student presentation.
NCCTM Columns
Hearing the Shape of a Drum
African Mathematician Muhammad and his Magic Squares
Hypatia, the First Known Woman Mathematician
David Blackwell and Game Theory
Thomas Fuller and his Calculation Ability
Florence Nightingale, the Passionate Statistician
Marjorie Lee Browne: North Carolina Educator
Putting the Model in Mathematician Role Models
Evelyn Boyd Granville:
Complex Solutions to Real-Life Problems
NCCTM Centroid Column on Hearing the Shape of a Drum
with Andrew Nestler,
NCCTM Centroid, Volume 28, Number 1, Winter 2001, p. 11 - 15.
Includes a description of research showing that incorporating the
mathematical achievements of women and minorities into school classrooms
is beneficial to ALL students, and ways to include ideas related to
the research of Carolyn Gordon and Kate Okikiolu into classrooms.
Activity Sheets
by
Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald, greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
David Blackwell and Game Theory
with Mark Ginn, NCCTM Centroid, Volume 29, Number 2,
Fall 2003, pp. 12-18.
Thomas Fuller and his Calculation Ability
with Amy Ksir and Larry Shirley,
NCCTM Centroid, Volume 30, Number 1,
Spring 2004, pp. 15-19.
Solutions
PDF of the column
PDF of Activity Sheet: Florence Nightingale's
Polar Area Diagrams
Solutions
Marjorie Lee Browne: North Carolina Educator
with Vicky Klima and Katie Mawhinney, NCCTM Centroid,
Volume 31, Number 2, Fall 2005, pp. 28-32.
PDF of the column, the worksheet, and worksheet
solutions
Putting the Model in Mathematician Role Models
with Jill Thomley, NCCTM Centroid,
Volume 32, Number 2, Fall 2006, pp. 20-22.
PDF of the column
Evelyn Boyd Granville: Complex Solutions to Real-Life Problems
NCCTM Centroid, Volume 38, Number 2, Fall 2008.
PDF of the column
Slide Containing Quotation and Pictures