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The Resource Rethinking mathematics : teaching social justice by the numbers, edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson

Rethinking mathematics : teaching social justice by the numbers, edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson

Label
Rethinking mathematics : teaching social justice by the numbers
Title
Rethinking mathematics
Title remainder
teaching social justice by the numbers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
wwb
Dewey number
510.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA10.7
LC item number
.G8878 2005 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gutstein, Eric
  • Peterson, Bob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Social justice
  • Social change
  • Economics
Label
Rethinking mathematics : teaching social justice by the numbers, edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On cover: "A Rethinking Schools publicaiton"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one : viewing math broadly -- Teaching math across the curriculum -- Reading the world with math -- Race, retrenchment, and the reform of school mathematics -- Historical, cultural, and social implications of mathematics ; Part two : infusing social justice into math classes -- "Home buying while brown or black" -- Sweatshop accounting -- Chicanos have math in their blood -- Understanding large numbers -- "With math, it's like you have more defense" -- Radical equations : a review of the book by Bob Moses and Charles E. Cobb Jr. -- The geometry of inequality -- Integrals and equity -- Math, maps, and misrepresentation -- Multicultural math ; Part three : infusing social justice math into other curricular areas -- Ten chairs of inequality -- Write the truth : presidents and slaves -- The transnational capital auction ; Part four: resources for rethinking mathematics -- Websites, math curriculum and pedagogy, books with theoretical/academic perspectives, curriculum guides/resources, children's books, sources for maps, and more
Control code
ocm60504664
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vii, 179 p.
Isbn
9780942961546
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Rethinking mathematics : teaching social justice by the numbers, edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson
Publication
Note
On cover: "A Rethinking Schools publicaiton"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one : viewing math broadly -- Teaching math across the curriculum -- Reading the world with math -- Race, retrenchment, and the reform of school mathematics -- Historical, cultural, and social implications of mathematics ; Part two : infusing social justice into math classes -- "Home buying while brown or black" -- Sweatshop accounting -- Chicanos have math in their blood -- Understanding large numbers -- "With math, it's like you have more defense" -- Radical equations : a review of the book by Bob Moses and Charles E. Cobb Jr. -- The geometry of inequality -- Integrals and equity -- Math, maps, and misrepresentation -- Multicultural math ; Part three : infusing social justice math into other curricular areas -- Ten chairs of inequality -- Write the truth : presidents and slaves -- The transnational capital auction ; Part four: resources for rethinking mathematics -- Websites, math curriculum and pedagogy, books with theoretical/academic perspectives, curriculum guides/resources, children's books, sources for maps, and more
Control code
ocm60504664
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vii, 179 p.
Isbn
9780942961546
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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