Posts tagged as: equity

Representations Matter

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, November 12th, 2019

Recently, I was in a school bathroom and saw a beautiful painting hanging on the wall of an African woman dressed in African garb. I was immediately filled with awe and joy because the painting radiated beauty and was a positive image in a surprising place. I am often one of few African American women…

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Equity Is More Than Access

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, August 17th, 2018

Many of us, when we think of addressing equitable student outcomes in mathematics education, think of advocating for each and every student to have access to a rigorous and coherent curriculum. And this does remain a significant concern in the U.S. Research indicates that students from marginalized groups continue to have less access to college…

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How Making Assumptions and Building Narratives Influences Learning

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, August 01st, 2018

What assumptions might teachers or administrators make about students in their K-12 school districts? How might making these assumptions have unintended negative consequences? These questions and others were the foundation of a keynote speech from Math Solutions professional learning expert Nicole Bridge at the HMH offices this summer. K-12 teachers and administrators attended the professional…

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