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Teaching mathematics in the multicultural classroom

Teaching mathematics in the multicultural classroom

a resource for teachers and teacher educators

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Published by School of Science and Mathematics Education, Institute of Education, University of Melbourne in Parkville, Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Australia,
  • Mathematics teachers -- Training of -- Australia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-147)

    Statementedited by Mollie MacGregor and Robert Moore
    ContributionsMacGregor, Mollie, Moore, Robert, Australian educator, University of Melbourne. Institute of Education
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 147 p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21645848M
    ISBN 100732501156


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