With issues of equity at the forefront of mathematics education research and policy, Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Liberation in the Lives of Black Children fills the need for authoritative, rigorous scholarship that sheds light on the ways that young black learners experience mathematics in schools and their communities. This timely collection significantly extends the knowledge base on mathematics teaching, learning, participation, and policy for black children and it provides new framings of relevant issues that researchers can use in future work. More importantly, this book helps move the field beyond analyses that continue to focus on and normalize failure by giving primacy to the stories that black learners tell about themselves and to the voices of mathematics educators whose work has demonstrated a commitment to the success of these children.Three Men Walk into a Mathematics Classroom Many of the racist jokes that I have been told begin with these five words: three men walked into a. While meant by the teller to be a light-hearted jest, these jokes often draw upon deeply held, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Liberation in the Lives of Black Children|
|Author||:||Danny Bernard Martin|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2010-06-21|