Mathematics as gatekeeper: Power and privilege in the production of knowledgeDB Martin, ML Gholson, J LeonardJournal of Urban Mathematics Education 3 (2), 12-24
Eric (Rico) Gutstein, PhDProfessorRico Gutstein’s research and teaching interests include mathematics education, teaching for social justice and critical literacies in an urban, multicultural context.
Eric “Rico” Gutstein teaches mathematics education at the University of Illinois—Chicago. His work includes teaching mathematics for social justice, Freirean approaches to teaching and learning, critical and culturally relevant urban education, and (mathematics) education policy. He has taught middle and high school mathematics in Chicago public schools, is author of Reading and Writing the World with Mathematics: Toward a Pedagogy for Social Justice (Routledge, 2006), and co-editor of Rethinking Mathematics: Teaching Social Justice by the Numbers (2nd Ed.) (Rethinking Schools, 2013). Rico is also a founding member of Teachers for Social Justice (Chicago) and is active in social movements against education privatization.
Goals of the conference Bring together educators, researchers, parents, activists, and students to collectively discuss social justice and math education Foster new and innovative partnerships and collaborations Create a space to share resources, lesson plans, best practices, and other classroom materials Develop structures for ongoing discussion and working groups about math and social justice Organize a national voice in the ongoing debate over math education reform Plan actions, advocacy, future meetings, etc.
Complex Instruction PartnersOur Complex Instruction Partners serve as presenters and coaches and work with our team to build capacity.
Source: Our Partners – SFUSD Mathematics
teacher collaboration and learning as teachers work to make sense of the challenges of urban teaching and of striving for equitable access and outcomes for students
Source: Functions – People