The Enrichment of the Mathematics Course

H. E. Riter, William David Reeve
1938 Mathematics Teacher  
The growing desire among teachers of mathematics to make their subject significant in the lives of all their pupils has led them to seek out means of enriching the course beyond the narrow confines of text book material or prescribed courses of study. To this end they have at tempted to link up mathematics with real life situations where it is used, to acquaint pupils with something of its long history and social significance, and to develop an appreciation and interest that will lead to
more » ... ry investigation and study. With the lessening pressure of outside examinations in our own high schools it would appear that there is a present opportunity for worth while achievement along this line.
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