Presented by Lulu Healy, Universidade Anhanguera de São Paulo
The idea for this seminar is to explore the role of the body's senses and perception in doing, learning and teaching mathematics by considering work in progress in the research programme “Towards an Inclusive Mathematics Education" (Rumo à Educação Matemática Inclusiva), based in São Paulo, Brazil. The aims of this research programme are threefold:
Our studies involve interacting with students (with and without disabilities), teachers and future teachers in scenarios designed to enable multiple ways of representing mathematical objects, in order to appeal to different sensory canals, to the skin, to the ears and to the eyes. The seminar will bring examples of the mathematical practices of disabled students through which we might consider:
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