# G.B. Halsted

From Conservapedia

**G.B. Halsted** (George Bruce Halsted) was a mathematics teacher at the University of Texas at Austin in the early twentieth century. He was interested in and a supporter of non-Euclidean geometry and translated into English the books of its two founders, Janos Bolyai and Nikolai I. Lobachevsky. He advocated the teaching of non-Euclidean geometry in high school instead of traditional Euclidean geometry, which he viewed as obsolete.^{[1]}

## References

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*A History of Mathematics Education in the United States and Canada*National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) yearbook.