COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Colloquium: Whos Afraid of Louis Benezet?

2003-04-10

4:10 p.m. Neill Hall 5W

Gary E. Davis

Abstract: I will discuss Louis Benzet's ideas for teaching arithmetic in the 1930's, some of his findings, and the effects he had on various educators. I will consider how working in this tradition might affect the teaching of algebra.