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
I have been drafting this post since August 9, 2014. But words have failed me. Late-August. I was driving about 5 mph above the speed limit when I passed by a police car. My heart rate accelerated slightly. I looked back in my rearview mirror for flashing lights. Nothing. I sighed in relief. Then it … More Ferguson by the Numbers
For anyone who happens to be near Chicago, this is a great opportunity to connect with other educators working for social justice.