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Make Math Moments Academy Forums Mini-Course Reflections 2021 MMM Virtual Summit Becoming a Mathematics Focused Social Justice Educator – Discussion

  • Becoming a Mathematics Focused Social Justice Educator – Discussion

    Posted by Kyle Pearce on November 11, 2021 at 8:24 am

    What was your big take away from this particular lesson?

    What is something you are still wondering?

    Share your thinking below.

    Simonay Hudson replied 1 year ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Simonay Hudson

    November 15, 2021 at 2:58 pm

    biggest take away:

    “its thinking about what tasks are we giving students to help them understand what is happening in their life”

    (math story questions can open a discussion around making sense of society/things around us i.e., working for money, how much earnings we use on necessities, how circumstances differ etc.)


    the key with maths is getting more children involved

    teachers must be willing to do things differently to what they’re used to/how things were done for them

    how do you see/describe your students, are you using asset-based language, or solely focused on what they do not have