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Using Technology to Promote Mathematical Discourse Concerning Women in Mathematics

Lyn Phy 

April 2008, Volume 101, Issue 8, Page 582

Abstract:
The uses of technology to facilitate mathematical discourse concerning women in mathematics. Such a topic can be introduced in various traditional courses such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability and statistics, or calculus, but it is not included in traditional textbooks. Through the ideas presented here, you can encourage meaningful discussions of this fascinating topic as well as lasting documents of your students' research. Collaborative Learning Groups and communication via Blackboard on the Web are utilized.

Keywords:
Gender
Web
Article
Curriculum Developer
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Math Coordinator / Coach
Discourse Analysis
Teacher
Student Work