Addressing Diversity in the Mathematics Classroom with Cultural Artifacts

  • Addressing Diversity in the Mathematics Classroom with Cultural Artifacts

    Kanwal Neel
    A project done in middle school mathematics classes that addresses the learners' diversity and acknowledges their heritage, multiple abilities, and learning styles. Article discusses the use of cultural artifacts and creative stories, to enable one to teach and assess mathematics in an imaginative and creative way that both respects diversity and extends the understanding to a personal context. Includes project directions and a scoring rubric for assessment.