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Improved teaching of the calculus through the use of historical materials. (English)
Swetz, Frank (ed.) et al., Learn from the masters. Proceedings of the international conference/workshop on the history of mathematics, held in Kristiansand, Norway, August of 1988. Providence, RI: Mathematical Association of America (ISBN 0-88385-703-0/pbk). Classr. Resour. Mater., 135-144 (1995).
Summary: Michel Helfgott has actually designed a calculus teaching sequence based on historical considerations. He relates his experiences in providing a cultural background for calculus.
Classification: I15 A30 D35 D45
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