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Exploring the Game of "Julirde": A Mathematical-Educational Game Played by Fulbe Children in Cameroon

Presents an educational mathematical activity from Africa. Shows how one child explored the game of Julirde, a game of the mosque emphasizing problem solving and symmetry. Offers several suggestions for exploring the game from the central African country of Cameroon in the elementary school mathematics classroom. (ASK)

  • Author/Creator: Gerdes, Paulus
  • Date Published: Feb
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Teaching Children Mathematics
  • Notes: FirstSearch indicates your institution subscribes to this publication. Libraries worldwide that own item: 1397 UNIV OF COLORADO AT BOULDER Search the catalog at the library of the University of Colorado at Boulder. ISSN: 1073-5836 English Focus issue: Mathematics and Culture. Journal Article (CIJE) 052 Guides--Classroom--Teacher; 080 Journal Articles
  • Number: 6
  • Volume: 7
  • Year: 2001

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