Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students: Exemplary Practices

Mathematics and Multi-Ethnic Students: Exemplary Practices

by Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy

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ISBN-13: 9781138193918
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/02/2017
Edition description: New
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy is Professor Emerita of mathematics education at the University of New Orleans, where she has directed and taught the elementary and secondary mathematics methods courses for graduate and undergraduate students. She currently serves as a consultant to universities and school districts on mathematics professional development.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements


  1. Introduction
  2. Background

    Purpose of This Book

    The Sensitive Questions

    Chapter Overviews

  3. Trends and Issues Leading to Standards-Based Reform
  4. Constructivism

    NCTM Standards: Building the Foundations for Reform, 1989–2000

    NCTM’s Quest for a Coherent Curriculum

    The Third International Mathematics Study

    Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study

    Grit And Productive Struggle

    Reform-Based State Standards

    Common Core State Standards

    Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

    CCSSM Content Standards

    Procedural Skills and CCSSM

    Standards for Mathematical Practices

    Principles to Action: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All

    Guiding Principles for School Mathematics

    The Mathematics Teaching Practices

    Special Student Populations

    Assessing National State Standards

    NCTM Position on High-Stakes Assessment

    Math Wars II

    Standards-Based Documents as Living Documents

    Online Standards-Based Resources

  5. Exemplary Practice: What Does It Look Like?
  6. Envisioning a Standards-based Classroom Environment

    Exemplary Practices

    Resources

  7. Issues in Multicultural Mathematics Education
  8. Questions to Ponder

    Embracing Diversity

    Culture

    Multicultural Education

    Program Ethnomathematics

    Achievement of Traditionally Underserved Students

    The Achievement Gap

    The Opportunity and Educational Debt

    Multicultural Education and Euro-Americans

    Further Reflections on the Questions

    Culturally Sustaining/Revitalizing Pedagogy

    Resources

  9. Lynne Godfrey: African Americans and the Algebra Project
  10. Engaging Students

    Commentary

    Discussion between Colleagues

    Unit Overview: The Chinese Zodiac and the Division Algorithm

    Resources

  11. Georgine Roldan: Hispanics and Health Issues
  12. Engaging Students

    Commentary

    Discussion between Colleagues

    Unit Overview: Favorite Menu Items and Health Issues

    Resources

  13. Tim Granger: Native Americans and Rocketry
  14. Engaging Students

    Commentary

    Discussion between Colleagues

    Unit Overview: Aiming for the Stars

    Resources

  15. Renote Jean-François: Haitians and Technology
  16. Engaging Students

    Commentary

    Discussion between Colleagues

    Unit Overview: The Roamer and the Haitian Revolution

    Resources

  17. Samar Samini: Muslims and Inheritance Portions
  18. Engaging Students

    Commentary

    Discussion between Colleagues

    Unit Overview: Multiplication of Fractions Using Paper Folding

    Resources

  19. Diane Christopher: Euro-Americans and Quilts


Engaging Students

Commentary

Discussion between Colleagues

Unit Overview: Many Cultures under One Quilt


Resource

11. Charlene Beckmann, Kara Stahl, and Tara Maynard: The Tortoise and the Hare



Engaging Students

Commentary

Discussion between Colleagues

Unit Overview: The Tortoise and the Hare


Resources

12. Life-Long Learning Laboratory: L4

Life-Long Learning Laboratory Issues/Questions; L4 : Chapter 1—Racism; L4 : Chapter 2—Equality and Quality of Curriculum: Math Wars II; L4 : Chapter 3—Brilliant Children in Mathematics; L4 : Chapter 4—Teacher Preparation; L4 : Chapter 4: The Achievement Gap/Education Debt/Opportunity to Learn; L4: Chapter 4—Katrina and Equitable Schools in New Orleans

Lesson Study Resources

13. Summary

Bibliography

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