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Zaslavsky, Claudia

Overview
Works: 28 works in 123 publications in 7 languages and 8,506 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Abstracts  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA135.5, 510
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Most widely held works by Claudia Zaslavsky
Africa counts; number and pattern in African culture by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of mathematical thinking among sub-Saharan African peoples covers counting in words and in gestures; measuring time, distance, weight, and other quantities; manipulating money and keeping accounts; number systems; patterns in music, poetry, art, and architecture; and number magic and taboos. African games such as mankala and elaborate versions of tic-tac-toe show how complex this thinking can be
Fear of math : how to get over it and get on with your life by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers a host of methods, drawn from many cultures, for tackling real-world math problems and explodes the myth that women and minorities are not good at math
Preparing young children for math : a book of games by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1869 and 1986 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The multicultural math classroom : bringing in the world by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a multicultural perspective to the elementary and middle-grade math curriculum. Students learn that mathematics was created by real people attempting to solve real problems
Count on your fingers African style by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how finger counting is used for communication of price and quantity in an East African market place
Math games & activities from around the world by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents games and other activities from different countries and cultures that teach a variety of basic mathematical concepts
More math games & activities from around the world by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents games and other activities from different countries and cultures that teach a variety of basic mathematical concepts
Zero : is it something? is it nothing? by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the meaning and mathematical possibilities of the number zero
Tic tac toe : and other three-in-a row games from ancient Egypt to the modern computer by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of the three-in-a-row game for two players, popular all over the world, that is similar to games played in ancient Egypt
Number sense and nonsense : building math creativity and confidence through number play by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than eighty math activities and number games help kids to think intuitively about math, emphasizing the underlying relationships between numbers and the process of manipulating them and covering such topics as estimation, prime numbers, fractions, and more. Original
Multicultural mathematics : interdisciplinary cooperative-learning activities by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

58 activities to supplement and enrich the regular mathematics curriculum
Multicultural math : hands-on math activities from around the world by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers insights into the development of mathematical concepts in many societies past and present. Each section includes background information and proposals for activities that encourage cooperation, creativity, and critical thinking
Math comes alive : activities from many cultures by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Afrique compte! : nombres, formes et démarches dans la culture africaine by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shu zi you xi wang guo : 80 ze zheng que de shu zi gai nian by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie shao le shu,shu de te zheng he guan xi,shu zai she hui de ying yong,yi ji shu zi xi tong de li shi deng.bian xie nei rong wan quan zun xun shu xue xue xi li nian,ben shu shi wei san dao liu nian ji de xiao peng you suo xie, nang gua guang fan de shu xue zhi shi
Addison-Wesley mathematics( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etnomatek : matematikai játékok és fejtörők a világ minden tájáról by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in Hungarian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criatividade e confiança em matemática : desenvolvendo o senso numérico by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afrika számol by Claudia Zaslavsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

All Aboard : the Complete North American Train Travel Guide by Claudia Zaslavsky( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written for both veterans and those considering their first rail journey, this guide is an expansive resource for train travel and the broader world of rail transit in the United States and Canada. Bridging the past with the present, the handbook explores the origins of the rail systems, the monumental task of building America's first trans-continental railroad, passenger and freight railroad operations, and the differences between the various lines. The new edition includes updated information on ticketing procedures, routes, Amtrak's simplified fare structures, and the explosion of railroad-
 
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Fear of math : how to get over it and get on with your life
Alternative Names
Claudia Zaslavsky American ethnomathematician

Claudia Zaslavsky US-amerikanische Ethnomathematikerin

자슬라브스키, 클라우디아

ザスラフスキー, クラウディア

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Fear of math : how to get over it and get on with your lifeThe multicultural math classroom : bringing in the worldCount on your fingers African styleMath games & activities from around the worldMore math games & activities from around the worldNumber sense and nonsense : building math creativity and confidence through number playMulticultural mathematics : interdisciplinary cooperative-learning activitiesMulticultural math : hands-on math activities from around the worldAll Aboard : the Complete North American Train Travel Guide