Free resource: History of mathematics

I recently received an e-mail promoting the following free website: http://www.wwu.edu/teachingmathhistory/index.shtml

From the e-mail:

[This] is a collection of materials directed at either teaching a math history class or including math history ideas in other math courses. Things that are available:

  1. An extensive set of problem-solving lessons that include student materials, teacher commentary, problem sets, problem commentary, associated writing topics, and references…originally this was prepared with the intent it would become a “300-page” book, but now is being made available for FREE.
  1. A broad collection of materials that supports a Math History course … writing assignments, paper topics, writing prompts, rubrics, etc.
  1. A multi-level reference list of historical resources that focus on the history of mathematics, ranging from texts to articles. It can be used to build identify resources in the writing of papers and guide the broad understanding of the history of mathematics. If students need reference info on topic or mathematicians, please share this with them….might lessen the over-emphasis on Internet resources.
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