Do you teach Black girls? If so, check out this webinar with Dr. Nicole Joseph from Vanderbilt. Dr. Nicole Joseph introduces a new developing idea related to Black women and girls and mathematics achievement. Specifically, she unpacks a new intersectional intervention that she has coined Black Feminist Mathematics Pedagogy or BlackFMP. BlackFMP is a Black … More Exploring Black Feminist Math Pedagogy as Intersectional Intervention
Free Minds, Free People is a national conference presented by the Education for Liberation Network that brings together teachers, young people, researchers, parents, and community-based activists/educators from across the country to build a movement to develop and promote education as a tool for liberation. The conference is a space in which these groups can learn … More Free Minds, Free People proposals due January 27, 2017!
Find more details here from Rethinking Schools. Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference Free! Saturday, October 8, is the venerable Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference, held every year at Mission High School in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission district. The theme for this year’s conference is “Teaching for Social Justice—Intersections of Teaching and Power.” Rethinking … More Connect with other social justice educators at conferences this fall
The next Free Minds, Free People will take place in Baltimore, MD, July 6 – 9, 2017! Mark your calendar, start organizing to participate, and spread the word! And just to give you a taste, check out the video highlights from 2016 in Oakland!
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Looking to get more out of your summer? Register Today for Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations Our world is rich with data sources, and technology makes data more accessible than ever before! To help ensure students are future ready to use data for making informed decisions, many countries around the world have increased the emphasis … More Starts Monday: Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations
Check out this podcast, which includes a panel discussion with panelists: Dr. Lorri J. Santamaría (Univ. of Auckland), Dr. Tonikiaa Orange (UCLA), Dr. Django Paris (MSU), Ms. Adeyanju Odutola (Clemson University), and Ms. Taylor Allbright (USC). They’re talking about the need for research that centralizes pedagogy that connects the experiences of students’ lives to the classroom. https://aeradivg.wordpress.com/divgpodcasts/
Check out these Back to School tips for social justice educators. Includes free lessons and resources!
Often times, teachers appear in the news as the scapegoats for low achievement achievement or as those at the center of new high-stakes accountability measures. So it’s refreshing to come across a news story that takes a more personal and positive look at teaching. Read about a young teacher in Oklahoma who was featured on … More Some good news about teaching!
I recently received Smarter Together! Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom as a gift. Although written for elementary teachers, the book offers some great insights and resources applicable to teachers at all grade levels. The authors (in Chapter 7 & Appendix B) provide guidance for adapting existing mathematical tasks to be more “groupworthy” — requires … More Adapting Rich Mathematical Tasks: Guiding questions & resources