This PDF file presents a chapter of Professional Collaborations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Seeking Success for All (74th Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 4: “Centering the Teaching of Mathematics on Urban Youth: Learning Together about Our Students and Their Communities.” Laurie H. Rubel (Brooklyn College) discusses a teacher learning community for high school teachers in New York City organized to develop practices of culturally relevant mathematics pedagogy. This project, named CureMap, emphasizes the connections between mathematical concepts, procedures, and facts; focuses mathematics instruction on students’ experiences; and strives to develop students' critical consciousness about and with mathematics.
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