According to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), supporting students’ ability to “understand and critique the world” is one of the purposes of math education. As educators address inequities amid the current pandemic and heightened concerns about racial injustice, how can math classrooms contribute?
Just Equations Math Educator in Residence Francesca Henderson hosted this webinar to highlight current social justice math work and explore avenues for growing and strengthening these efforts in K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions.
Engaging panelists shared their inspirations, experiences, and resources; attendees deepened their understanding of what social justice math is, what it could be, and why it is an important vehicle for supporting students’ agency, engagement, and, ultimately, mastery of mathematics. The audience, comprising of math educators, administrators, district and state policymakers, advocates, and researchers, participated in this rich and timely discussion. View the webinar and associated resources below.
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