Saturday, January 15, 2022

Racism in Math

 I went looking for this in the California math standards, but I found it in "A Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction.":

White supremacy culture shows up in math classrooms when... 

There is a greater focus on getting the "right" answer than understanding concepts and reasoning....

White supremacy culture shows up in math classrooms when... 

Students are required to “show their work” in standardized, prescribed ways. ...

Professional Development: Practice with math colleagues how to answer mathematical problems without using words or numbers.


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