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Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2020: Today’s Mathematics, Social Justice, and Implications for Schools March 11, 2020 - March 13, 2020

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Mar 11, 2020
Wednesday
04:00 PM - 04:15 PM
  Overview and Logistics
David Eisenbud (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), Christine Marshall (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
04:15 PM - 04:25 PM
  Welcome and Orientation by organizers
04:30 PM - 05:10 PM
  Lecture
Kate Belin (Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School), David Daley (FairVote), Wesley Pegden (Carnegie Mellon University)
05:10 PM - 06:15 PM
  Group Activity on Gerrymandering
06:15 PM - 07:30 PM
  Reception and Posting of group activity results
Mar 12, 2020
Thursday
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Session 1: Computational Techniques In the World of Decision Making I (financial/academic/medical/legal)
Lisa Goldberg, Lily Khadjavi (Loyola Marymount University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  Session 2: Computational Techniques In the Social Justice/Math Education World
Nathan Alexander (Morehouse College), Lincoln Chandler (Chandler Decision Services)
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Session 3: How do computational systems impact privacy and social/political movements?
Courtney Ginsberg (Math for America), Saber Khan (Processing Foundation), Nichol Turner Lee (Brookings Institute)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea Break
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Session 4: Who is impacted? What are the human capital development implications? Who gets access to these methods? What current and historical inequities is this work exposing or perpetuating?
Estrella Johnson (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Candice Price (Smith College), Jakita Thomas (Auburn Univerity)
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Mathical Book Prize
Mar 13, 2020
Friday
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Session 5: What mathematics is important for educators to nurture in order to build a more just society?
Courtney Ginsberg (Math for America), Padmanabhan Seshaiyer (George Mason University)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  Session 6: How might negative impacts of computational and quantitative methods be countered? Can we use these methods to design for social good?
Hyman Bass (University of Michigan), Katherine Stevenson (California State University, Northridge), William Tate (Washington University in St. Louis)
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
  Lunch
01:45 PM - 03:45 PM
  Sesssion 7: What are the implications for teacher preparation in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels of mathematics education? How are traditionally underserved communities disproportionately and negatively impacted?
Eric Gutstein (University of Illinois at Chicago), Chris Rasmussen (San Diego State University), Daniel Reinholz (San Diego State University)
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM
  Closing Discussion/Overview/Reflection