Comparing Mayan Aztec and Inca civilizations Essay

  • The Importance Of Manipulatives In Education

    Throughout history civilizations have used physical objects to help solve everyday math problems. In Southwest Asia they used counting trays; wooden or clay trays covered in sand that the user drew symbols in as a tally chart. The ancient Romans then modified these to create the world’s first abacus. The Mayans, Aztecs and Incas all had different versions of knotted strings. The first true manipulatives were invented in the late 1800’s, they were maneuverable objects that appealed to several different senses and were designed specifically to teach mathematical concepts and since the early 1900’s they have come to be considered as an essential tool in their teaching. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) recommends manipulative…

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  • Tattoo History Essay

    were the married women. The Ainu are noted for introducing tattoos to Japan where it developed into a religious and ceremonial rite. In Borneo, women were the tattooists. It was a cultural tradition. They produced designs indicating the owners station in life and the tribe he belonged to. Kayan women had delicate arm tattoos which looked like lacy gloves. Dayak warriors who had "taken a head" had tattoos on their hands. The tattoos garnered respect and assured the owners status for…

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