Ethnomathematics in Teacher Education

@article{Presmeg1998EthnomathematicsIT,
  title={Ethnomathematics in Teacher Education},
  author={Norma C. Presmeg},
  journal={Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education},
  year={1998},
  volume={1},
  pages={317-339}
}
This paper describes the need and rationale for a culture-inclusive course for prospective and practicing mathematics teachers. From the principles used in such a course as it was originally taught in 1993, up to the present, the graduate ethnomathematics course stresses as a key element students' ownership of their individual and personally meaningful cultural mathematics projects. The projects, personally chosen by students, are reported in the course in writing and in verbal presentations to… CONTINUE READING

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