Reading and Writing the World with Mathematics: Toward a Pedagogy for Social Justice

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Mathematics education in the United States can reproduce social inequalities whether schools use either "basic-skills" curricula to prepare mainly low-income students of color for low-skilled service jobs or "standards-based" curricula to ready students for knowledge-intensive positions. And working for fundamental social change and rectifying injustice are rarely included in any mathematics curriculum. Reading and Writing the World with Mathematics argues that mathematics education should prepare students to ...

Reading and Writing the World with Mathematics: Toward a Pedagogy for Social Justice 2005, Falmer Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415950848

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Reading and Writing the World with Mathematics: Toward a Pedagogy for Social Justice 2005, Falmer Press, New York, NY

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