ISBN-10:
0807747297
ISBN-13:
9780807747292
Pub. Date:
12/21/2006
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Improving Access to Mathematics: Diversity and Equity in the Classroom

Improving Access to Mathematics: Diversity and Equity in the Classroom

by Na'ilah Suad Nasir, Paul Cobb

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ISBN-13: 9780807747292
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 12/21/2006
Series: Multicultural Education Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents


Series Foreword   James A. Banks     vii
Preface     xi
Introduction   Na'ilah Suad Nasir   Paul Cobb     1
Research, Reform, and Equity in U.S. Mathematics Education   Sarah Theule Lubienski     10
Paying the Price for "Sugar and Spice": Shifting the Analytical Lens in Equity Research   Jo Boaler     24
(Re)Defining Equity: The Importance of a Critical Perspective   Rochelle Gutierrez     37
"So One Question Leads to Another": Using Mathematics to Develop a Pedagogy of Questioning   Eric Gutstein     51
Transactions of Mathematical Knowledge in the Algebra Project   Frank E. Davis   Mary Maxwell West   James G. Greeno   Melissa S. Gresalfi   H. Taylor Martin   Robert Moses   Marian Currell     69
Bilingual Mathematics Learners: How Views of Language, Bilingual Learners, and Mathematical Communication Affect Instruction   Judit Moschkovich     89
Building on Community Knowledge: An Avenue to Equity in Mathematics Education   Marta Civil     105
Social Valorization of Mathematical Practices: The Implications for Learners in Multicultural Schools   Guida de Abreu   Tony Cline     118
Identity, Goals, and Learning: The Caseof Basketball Mathematics   Na'ilah Suad Nasir     132
Mathematics Learning and Participation in the African American Context: The Co-construction of Identity in Two Intersecting Realms of Experience   Danny Bernard Martin     146
Culture, Identity, and Equity in the Mathematics Classroom   Paul Cobb   Lynn Liao Hodge     159
References     173
About the Contributors     195
Index     201

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