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Old texts inspire new thinking about teaching math

Central Washington University math professor Dominic Klyve is pioneering a novel new way to teach math — by relying on some of the oldest mathematical texts ever written.

Klyve has been awarded a $1.5 million National Sciences Foundation grant, which will be shared among six other universities and will be used to test whether teaching math using primary sources will make it easier for college students to grasp math concepts.

Read more of this story in the Seattle Times.