At a time of rapid demographic change and amidst the many educational challenges facing the US, this critical new collection presents mathematics education from a culturally responsive perspective. It tackles the most crucial issues of teaching mathematics to an ethnically diverse school population, including the political dimension of mathematics education within the context of governmental efforts to improve achievement in school mathematics. Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education moves beyond a point of view that is internal to mathematics education as a discipline, and instead offers a broad perspective of mathematics as a significant, liberating intellectual force in our society. The editors of this volume bring together contributions from many of the leading teachers, teacher educators, researchers, scholars, and activists who have been working to reorient mathematics education in ways that reflect mathematics education as accomplished, first and foremost, through human interactions.That on the right is closer to a formal programming language such as java, which defines a general method before calling it ... Conclusion The presence of fourfold symmetry in Native-American design is not a trivial geometric feature; rather itanbsp;...
|Title||:||Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education|
|Author||:||Brian Greer, Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Arthur B. Powell, Sharon Nelson-Barber|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2009-05-20|