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Forty-five Years of HPM Activities: A Semi-personal Reflection on What I Saw, What I Heard and What I Learn
- Keung, Siu Man (Dept. of Math., The University of Hong Kong)
- Received : 2020.08.16
- Accepted : 2020.09.20
- Published : 2020.10.31
HPM (History and Pedagogy of Mathematics) activities deal with integrating the history of mathematics with the teaching and learning of mathematics. As a teacher of mathematics the author will share his personal experience in the engagement of HPM activities during the past forty-five years with fellow teachers who are interested in such activities and who may wish to know how another teacher goes about doing it.
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