Podcast on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

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/

Adapting Rich Mathematical Tasks: Guiding questions & resources

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

LESSON IDEA: Do girls have a voice at the mathematics “table” in your classroom?

Since Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, I have bounced around among the various stages of grief. First came denial. Denial that our country’s highest court would uphold that protecting the religious rights of corporations (people) justifies sacrificing individual female employees’ (also, people?) right to affordable healthcare and right to choose options based on their own beliefs. The … More LESSON IDEA: Do girls have a voice at the mathematics “table” in your classroom?