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.
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.
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.
“Ghettos were created and under-resourced by design…” #Redlining systematized the creation and persistence of America’s Ghettos.
I like to think of the “work” of linking research and practice along a continuum. This continuum may have at one extreme <use-inspired> research and at the ether, <community-engaged scholarship>. For me, I’ve learned from folks in the humanities and public scholars and artists, that community-engaged scholarship is intentional in disrupting power dynamics. Sometimes asContinue reading “What is Community-Engaged Scholarship?”