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Essay on the justifications for using history to teach mathematics.

An English translation of and readers' guide to a paper related to an debate on numerical integration.

The article provides examples of ephemera, a sample analysis of one piece of ephemera, and suggestions for incorporating this form of primary source into mathematics classrooms.

A rich resource for teachers interested in bringing history to their classrooms.

Advice on promoting excellent student research and writing from a faculty advisor with one of the strongest records of winning papers in the HOM SIGMAA Student Paper Contest.

... with problems to solve from throughout the book

One of the logarithm inventor's less well-known computational aids

Ibn al-Bannāʾ used a shortcut for mental multiplication to justify solutions to quadratic equations.

Square roots via manipulatives and a method from ancient China

Almanac and mathematical problem-and-solution source in Hanoverian England