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Rethinking Mathematics: Teaching Social Justice by the Numbers / Edition 1

Rethinking Mathematics: Teaching Social Justice by the Numbers / Edition 1

by Eric Gutstein, Bob Peterson


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In this unique collection, more than 30 articles show how to weave social justice issues throughout the mathematics curriculum, as well as how to integrate mathematics into other curricular areas.

Rethinking Mathematics offers teaching ideas, lesson plans, and reflections by practitioners and mathematicians. This is real-world math - math that helps students analyze problems as they gain essential academic skills.

This book offers hope and guidance for teachers to enliven and strengthen their math teaching. It will deepen students' understanding of society and help prepare them to be critical, active participants in a democracy. Blending theory and practice, this is the only resource of its kind.

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ISBN-13: 9780942961546
Publisher: Rethinking Schools, Limited
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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Michael W. Apple

"An invaluable resource! Rethinking Mathematics has the potential to change the basic ways we think about and teach one of the most important subjects in schools today. With clarity and insight, it shows how teachers who are dedicated to social justice can act on their commitments in a subject that has for too long been seen as simply a technical area. "--(Michael W. Apple, John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison)

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