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D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1997

Shares perspectives on the history and current status of ethnomathematics. Speculates as to whether this field is revisionist and discusses the features of ethnomathematics that distinguish it from mathematics. (DDR)

Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Epistemology, Ethnomathematics, Knowledge Representation

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Ascher, Marcia; D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1994

Presents a dialogue about ethnomathematics that includes discussions of: quipus (knotted cords) as a form of language, difficulty in defining mathematics, culturally embedded mathematical ideas, philosophy and mathematics, quantification without giving meaning to numbers, and evolution in mathematical thinking. (MKR)

Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics, Language Role

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D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1990

Given that mathematics is the essence of scientific and rational thinking, and that mathematics is the imprinter of both modern society and modern thought, implicit curricular proposals for both pre- and in-service mathematics teacher training are suggested for the revitalized teacher promotion of students' just and democratic behaviors. (JJK)

Descriptors: Democratic Values, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics

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D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1985

Some basic issues which may lay the groundwork for a historical approach to teaching mathematics by developing the concept of ethnomathematics are presented. A historical review and relationships between history and pedagogy are discussed in detail. (MNS)

Descriptors: Cultural Background, Educational Theories, Ethnography, Ethnomathematics

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D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1997

Presents the life story of Paulo Freire and his ideas on mathematics and mathematics education. (ASK)

Descriptors: Biographies, Educational Theories, Mathematics Education

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Freire, Paulo; D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan; Mendonca, Maria do Carmo – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1997

Presents a conversation between philosopher and educator Paulo Freire and two mathematics educators from the University Sao Paulo, Ubiratan D'Ambrosio and Maria do Carmo Mendonca. (ASK)

Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Mathematics Education