Female Math Pioneers: " Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting highlight the contributions of nine of the ground breaking women who did their work despite some incredible obstacles."
free ebook of this math stories from long ago It is wonderful blend of history, economics, and mathematics that will really be enjoyed by upper elementary and high school students who are curious about the origins of the civilization we take for granted today.
Math History Through Biographies Biographies are a mainstay of a living books curriculum. Therefore biographies of mathematicians are a key part of living approach to math. In my transition to living math, I bought the book, Mathematicians Are People, Too. It is composed of 15 chapters, each recounting a specific incident from the life of a famous mathematician.