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Honoring Traditions: Making Connections with Mathematics through Culture

Deborah McLean 

November 2002, Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 184

Abstract:
Using a non-standardized system of measurement in the Yup'ik culture of Alaska, the article explains how this traditional system can help create connections between mathematical concepts and how these concepts are used in the world outside the classroom.

Keywords:
Multicultural
Pre-K-2
Article
Grades 3-5
Teacher
Whole Numbers / Natural Numbers / Counting Numbers