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An Invitation and a Demand for Equity in Mathematics

I heard a refreshing voice today. One that silenced the annoying diatribe I have encountered so many times in the past regarding the mathematics dilemma. (Caution: A moment of personal trajectory coming in 3...2...) As an African-American womyn, I am twice marginalized by the discipline of mathematics, and yet access to it has catapulted me [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Instructional Strategies, Mathematics, Opinion|0 Comments

All Mathematics is Political: Post Session with Rochelle Gutierrez

Following an emotionally stimulating conference session presented by Dr. Rochelle Gutierrez, I was intent on waiting in a line behind dozens of people for the opportunity to sit and talk with her. She began her talk with an engaging moment where she asked audience participants to “Stand Up” for the reasons they entered the teaching [...]

Top five reasons to go to the 2015 NCTM Annual Conference

I have attended the past eight NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) conferences. The event has become an annual highlight in both my academic and professional careers. For me, the conference has always been about learning. There were some years when I savored a walk through the exhibit hall to discover the newest software [...]

Mathematics with a Social Justice Agenda?

I attended several sessions on Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice at this year’s NCTM Annual Conference. I noticed similar faces in all of the sessions I selected. This meant that hundreds of other faces had completely excluded this topic as one of value to their pedagogical growth. I started wondering how this important work would [...]

Math Principles to Actions: An Invitation and a Demand

I heard a refreshing voice today. One that silenced the annoying diatribe I have encountered in the past regarding the mathematics dilemma. (Caution: a moment of personal trajectory coming in 3...2...) As an African-American woman, I am twice marginalized by the discipline of mathematics, and yet access to it has catapulted me to levels of [...]

By | April 11th, 2014|Instruction&Curriculum, Mathematics, Opinion|0 Comments