How do you cultivate students’ math genius? Through intentional designs for learning that build skills from students’ identities, that grow intellect and criticality, and that spark joy.
Teachers, students, education leaders, and researchers in Syracuse, NY came together at Cafe Sankofa on May 7, 2022 for “A Sense of Place” event.
This post features the images and prompt that high school math teachers used to engage students in evoking emotion in a math lesson on highway revitalization in Syracuse, NY.
This vision board was created by Ken Keech, Betty Routhouska, and Nicole Fonger with support from the Antiracist Algebra Coalition and the Meaningful Math Research Group at Syracuse University students Waleed Raja, Khadija Sharif, Daslin Peña, Emmy Njue, Abigail Erskine and Mathematics Instructional Coach, Tracy Mosier of the Syracuse City School District Mathematics Department. ThisContinue reading “Vision Board.”
In this post I answer 5 key questions: 1. What was the initial process of forming the Antiracist Algebra Coalition like? 2. How did my ideas become reality? 3. Did you receive support from any of your colleagues or the university? 4. What sparked your interest in starting “The Antiracist Algebra Coalition”? 5. What areContinue reading “The Antiracist Algebra Coalition.”
Are you white? Are you interested in learning about race and racism? Check out this zine as a way to learn more.
Who gets into algebra in 8th grade? In a racially diverse school, why are children of color under-represented in 8th grade algebra?
In this sketchnote I reflect on a teaching experience and how my actions were rooted in dysconscious racism (King, 1991).
Community-Engaged Scholarship is about the co-creation of knowledge. It’s about being in relationship.
Firsts can be difficult. I’m reframing this first class as an opportunity to set norms to guide our interactions, discuss our identities, and determine rubrics for an “ungrading” practice.