2 edition of **Some topics from modern mathematics for secondary school science teachers.** found in the catalog.

Some topics from modern mathematics for secondary school science teachers.

Stanley P. Hughart

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- 38 Currently reading

Published
**1957** by [Oklahoma State University in Stillwater .

Written in English

- Algebra.,
- Arithmetic -- Foundations.,
- Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | sponsored by the National Science Foundation at the Oklahoma State University. |

Contributions | Academic Year Institute for High School Science and Mathematics Teachers, Oklahoma State University. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA154 .H8 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | vi, 216 l. |

Number of Pages | 216 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5789898M |

LC Control Number | 59063980 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 6443745 |

Modern science, from economics and nance to cosmology and astronomy, at the school teachers, kindergarten through high school, aspiring to bring elements of modern math to their classrooms. Please note that the purpose of this book is not to teach the school curriculum better than it is done at school. J.W.A. Young's influential The Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary and Secondary School (New York, Longmans, Green & Co., , p) considered this problem of pedagogy, and recommended against teaching the "theory of limits" in the high schools at all, and with good reason. Scope and Content Note. The Robert B. Davis Papers consist of twenty one record storage boxes, spanning the period to The collection is composed of handwritten notes, correspondence, printouts of e-mails, articles and book chapters, course materials and trip itineraries.

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