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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(14); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.061403.

Value Research of Integrating History of Mathematics into Primary School Mathematics Teaching


Wei Haiyan1,2, Mohd Faizal Nizam Lee bin Abdullah1

Corresponding Author:
Mohd Faizal Nizam Lee bin Abdullah

1Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia

2College of Teacher Education, Taishan University, Tai’an, China


Jules Henri Poincaré, the great French mathematician, said that if we wanted to see the future of mathematics, the proper way was to study the history and present state of the science. Integrating the History of Mathematics into primary school mathematics classroom teaching can stimulate students' interest in learning, inspire their thinking and enhance their mathematical literacy, while cultivating good qualities, promoting mathematical culture and enhancing cultural confidence. In the paper, the value of integrating the History of Mathematics into students' learning will be specifically explained through the explanation of mathematics knowledge points in primary schools.


History of Mathematics; Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools; Value Research

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Wei Haiyan, Mohd Faizal Nizam Lee bin Abdullah. Value Research of Integrating History of Mathematics into Primary School Mathematics Teaching. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 14: 12-18. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.061403.


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