solving world problems

equity & social justice in mathematics education

resources for creating lessons

This page provides two types of resources for creating lessons that connect mathematics topics and social justice issues: (1) more general resources for teaching for social justice, with some resources specifically for teaching mathematics for social justice & (2) links to news articles and other resources that you may find helpful when trying to connect mathematics to specific social justice issues.

Resources for Teaching (Mathematics) for Social Justice

Resources for Exploring Social Justice Issues

These pages provide links to news articles or other resources organized by social justice topic. These resources may be helpful for understanding social justice issues, more broadly. Or, if you have identified a social justice issues that is relevant to your students, you might use these resources to help you think about how to explore the issue using mathematics. There is a brief description for each link and some possible ways that you might use mathematics to think about the issue.


Education & school issues

Environmental & climate justice

Legal issues

Poverty & Wealth Distribution



Standard of Living

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