Community-Engaged Scholarship is about the co-creation of knowledge. It’s about being in relationship.
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?”
I believe a mechanism to supporting an antiracist agenda in algebra education is to form a coalition of diverse stakeholders who are dedicated to racial justice and committed to learning and taking action to dismantle policies and practices that perpetuate inequities for students’ meaningful learning of algebra.
The ability to gaze out a window. To see onto a world, to impose meaning on it. Is such a gift. I cherish this gift, and position myself throughout the day to have as much exposure as possible to nature and the outside world. As a scholar and teacher I write and engage in indoorContinue reading “Gazing out a window.”
The world is your playground. Let your adventure begin. Stay open to any experience that should arise. There is beauty all around. To stay open means to allow for the present moment to unfold just as it is. Not as expected, not as hoped, not as feared. And without judgement. Live from a place ofContinue reading “Stay open. “
What to do when your world is turned upside down? Turn inward. Seek to find peace in the awareness that feelings of joy, anger, fear, disgust, and sadness are exactly that – emotions. They do not define you. The fact that you are able to witness your emotions means that you are separate from them, henceContinue reading “Inside out.”
How does yoga influence my life off my mat? As a mother? As a writer? I recently had the joy of interviewing with Meg Sirchio of Perennial Yoga and Wisdom Community in Fitchburg, WI. She asked me to reflect on this very question. In the moment, I think I told her a story aboutContinue reading “Me, myself, and yoga.”
Like you, I wear several hats. In my professional identity it has become increasingly important to specify what that hat looks like, and how I look when I’m wearing it. This way, others will recognize me and come to know me through my work. In my (somewhat futile) attempts to publish first and sole-author manuscripts inContinue reading “Crafting an identity.”
“[T]he psychological deﬁnition of a concept cannot be reduced to its scientiﬁc deﬁnition … [M]athematicians normally strive to be precise, complete and parsimonious when they write deﬁnitions, whereas psychologists try to understand how concepts are progressively shaped, by different kinds of situations and competences and by different kinds of linguistic representation and symbols.” (Vergnaud, 1997,Continue reading ““[T]he psycholo…”