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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

543- Mathematics for Social Justice: Possibilities and Challenges

Friday, April 11, 2014: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
R01 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Eric (Rico) Gutstein
Patricia Buenrostro

In this session, as teacher-researcher and participant-observer, we will describe possibilities and dilemmas in developing and teaching social justice math. We will describe how we chose social justice contexts and developed and taught curriculum for both high school and middle school. We will also share what students learned and the challenges of this work.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
Grade Band Audience: General Interest/All Audiences