FROM THE 1990s: Climbing Around on the Tree of Mathematics

  • FROM THE 1990s: Climbing Around on the Tree of Mathematics

    Dan Kennedy
    This September 1995 article approaches creating a modern mathematics curriculum using a metaphoric tree of Mathematics. Author describes problem of optimal selection and sequencing of subjects. He supports the ladder of technology for reaching higher branches of the tree and argues for clearing the dead leaves of centuries of curricular material, clearing the view of beautiful tree of Mathematics .