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#blackbrillance + social justice + problem-based learning

One of my summer reads has been The Brilliance of Black Children in Mathematics by Jacqueline Leonard and Danny B. Martin (inspired by Annie Perkins). I’m almost three-quarters of the way through it. It is rather dense because it’s packed with … Continue reading

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On the intersection of being White and being a math teacher

Two of the books that I read this summer, Why are the All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Beverly Daniel Tatum and Blindspot by Mahzarin R. Banaj and Anthony G. Greenwald, utterly blew my mind.  So while the summer … Continue reading

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Books Read in 2017

Blindspot | Mahzarin R. Banaji & Anthony Greenwald Flow | Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Why Don’t Students Like School | Daniel Willingham Return of the King | Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin An Imaginary Tale | Paul J. Nahin The Classroom Chef | John … Continue reading

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An outside look

I just completed Tony Danza’s memoir I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had. I’m not going to lie, part of me felt cheesy about reading a book by Tony Danza (of all people) about his one year as … Continue reading

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