Building Agency, Fostering Identities, and Promoting Social Change via Social Justice Contexts
Presented by: Marilyn Strutchens,
In this session, participants will experience how children's literature and other social justice contexts can be used to build agency, foster identities, and promote social change. NCTM's (2014) Mathematics Teaching Practices and other equitable teaching strategies will be highlighted. Participants will also examine student work and vignettes.
Jun 10, 2020 07:00 PM : Supporting Students' Pathways through the Cycle of Inquiry and Justification
The Cycle of Inquiry and Justification was delineated as an essential concept for High School Mathematics (NCTM, 2018). After spending three years observing this cycle in classrooms, we identified the transition from conjecturing to proving as a key site for conceptual obstacles. These obstacles and strategies for overcoming them are explored.