Category Archives: New Math

Re: A Brief History of American K-12 Mathematics Education in the 20th Century by David Klein

David Klein has written a 39 page history of math education reformations and counter reformations in the 20th century. A Brief History of American K-12 Mathematics Education in the 20th Century This is a struggle of drills, skills, concepts, algebra … Continue reading

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Leon Henkin On Mathematical Induction

Leon Henkin On Mathematical Induction 1960 is available for free download at Jstor. Stable Link:  http://www.jstor.org/stable/2308975 You can click on the download pdf at the above link. This article is easier in some parts than others.   As it goes on, … Continue reading

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Pre-Algebra New Math Done Right Peano Axioms

Book description: Pre-Algebra New Math Done Right is the book that 1960s era New Math should have done but didn’t.  1960s era New Math failed to focus on how we understand order and addition of natural numbers.  Richard Dedekind in … Continue reading

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