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Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2017: Observing for Access, Power, and Participation in Mathematics Classrooms as a Strategy to Improve Mathematics Teaching and Learning March 15, 2017 - March 17, 2017

March 16, 2017 (11:00 AM PDT - 12:00 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Joi Spencer (University of San Diego), Darryl Yong (Harvey Mudd College)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Baker Board Room
  • mathematical community

  • mathematical politics

  • mathematical policy

  • equity and diversity

  • demographics

Primary Mathematics Subject Classification
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC


Session A: Building an Equity-Focused Inventory to Understand Mathematics Learning Opportunities in Classrooms and Schools (Joi Spencer)

Session B: Mathematical impediments in the classroom: microaggressions and bias (Darryl Yong)

28790?type=thumb Spencer Notes 1.89 MB application/pdf Download
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H.264 Video 5-Spencer.mp4 263 MB video/mp4 rtsp://videos.msri.org/data/000/028/051/original/5-Spencer.mp4 Download
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