Computer generation of geometric designs woven into the izimbenge using
- Making sense of ethnomathematics: Ethnomathematics is making sense. Barton, Bill // Educational Studies in Mathematics;Sep96, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p201
Presents a framework on the use of the term ethnomathematics. Difficulties within the literature of culture and mathematics; Review of proposed literature; Derivation and elaboration of ethnomathematics definition.
- The End of Innocence: A Critique of �Ethnomathematics�. Vithal, Renuka; Skovsmose, Ole // Educational Studies in Mathematics;Nov97, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p131
Ethnomathematics originated in the former colonies, in response to the Eurocentrism of the history of mathematics, mathematics itself and mathematics education. It has also found expression in several other contexts. It is a part of the broader framework that elaborates the social and political...
- Changing introductory college mathematics. Lai, Chiu-Min // Women's Studies Quarterly;Fall/Winter96, Vol. 24 Issue 3/4, p146
Discusses the integration of ethnomathematics in Introductory College Mathematics courses in community colleges in the United States. Changes in the process of teaching and learning; Definition of ethnomathematics; Group activities.
- A universal symbol. Sangalli, Arturo // New Scientist;05/23/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2135, p53
Reports on the subject of ethnomathematics which describes math practices of various cultural groups. Criticism the subject is receiving; What the essence of math is; The need to evaluate how other cultures study and teach math.
- Where would formal, academic mathematics stand in a curriculum informed by ethnomathematics? A critical review of ethnomathematics. Rowlands, Stuart; Carson, Robert // Educational Studies in Mathematics;2002, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p79
This paper is a critical review of the ethnomathematics literature and classifies ethnomathematics according to where it might stand in relation to the teaching of formal, academic mathematics. This paper investigates what it sees as four possibilities: ethnomathematics should replace academic...
- Where weaving is a way of life Schinto, Jeanne M. // Smithsonian;Oct1975, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p115
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- Kente. Cole, H.M. // American Visions;Oct90, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p18
Examines the origins and early history of weaving and the cloth trade between Europe and Africa, and the `Kente' cloth tradition. Kente is handwoven cloth made in long narrow strips that are cut and sewn together. Pattern names; Cloth types; Men's work; Kente's influences.
- Carpets of East Turkistan. // Architectural Digest;Apr84, p164
The legends in their weave. A look at six 18th and 19th century rugs and carpets with detail photos. Each is described.
- Threads of tradition. Ross, G.N. // Americas;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p16
A report on the Vas Quez weavers who work from their ancestral homes in Teotitlan Del Valle, Mexico. Their creativity and craftsmanship; Influences on other Mexican weavers; How the Vasquez weavers travel hundreds of miles over rugged Mexican terrain collecting insects, pecan husks and lichens...