Grit City Think & Drink
May 14, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Swiss Tavern & Pub
1904 S Jefferson
Tacoma, WA


Tuesday, May 14th, 6:30 – 8:00p.m

The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, Tacoma


Math Stories and Histories: How Historical Narratives Shape Mathematical Ideas
with Dr. Erik Tou, UW Tacoma

Mathematics has been the source of fascination and struggle for countless students across the world. In recent decades, math textbooks and educators have begun to use historical sidebars and biographies to engage students in the "why" of mathematics, rather than just the "how".


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Grit City Think & Drink is a monthly series of talks by UW Tacoma scholars and local experts held in the comfortable, lively atmosphere of the Swiss Restaurant and Pub. All talks are free, open to the public, and open to all ages.

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