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#DisruptiveNumbers, A Tool to Teach Mathematics for Social Justice

February 16, 2021 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Recommitting ourselves to teaching mathematics through the lens of social justice necessitates the reinvigoration of our pedagogical approach to learning. #DisruptiveNumbers is a tool to provoke mathematics discourse to unravel the intricacies that numbers bring to uncover hidden stories that perpetuate partisanship in our society. In this presentation, activities that use numbers and data in real-world contexts, and stories to bring awareness of sociopolitical issues that impact students’ lives will be shared.

Recommended Grade Level: 6 - 12

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter GMD Host Coordinator - Leigh Nataro
Host Coordinator
I am a mother, wife and math teacher. I currently teach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and my favorite class to teach is statistics! This is my 27th year of teaching and I am a Desmos fellow and Desmos certified presenter. @mathteacher24 is my twitter handle and I blog at mathteacher24.blogspot.com. I have several tech related videos for stat and TI-NSpire at www.youtube.com/mathteacher24. Feel free to ask me questions about National Board Certification (renewed in 2015). I also enjoy singing, reading and staying fit using workouts from Beachbody (P90X3/TurboFire/21DFX).
Webinar hosting presenter
mathematics coordinator
Ma Bernadette Salgarino, Ed.D. is a Mathematics Coordinator for the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE). She is a National Board Certified Teacher in Mathematics, a member of the CA Mathematics Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (MCFCC), National Core Advocate Network, Instructional Leadership Corps, and CA Community of Practice-Mathematics. She’s been involved with statewide and nationwide work on advancing racial equity through the CA Mathematics Council and TODOS Mathematics for All. She is leading professional learning on Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice, Implicit Bias in Mathematics, and Advancing Equity to Elevate Student Voices! She was awarded the Texas Instruments – STEM Teacher of the Year in 2012 and the East Side Union High School District Teacher of the Year in 2013.
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Global Math Department webinar platform hosts #DisruptiveNumbers, A Tool to Teach Mathematics for Social Justice
The Global Math Department began as a group of teachers who knew each other through Twitter, math education blogs and Twitter Math Camp. Since 2012 The Global Math Department community has grown into a multi-faceted group of math educators who love to share their ideas related to teaching and learning mathematics. We recognize that as educators we are charged with promoting equity and access within mathematics instruction. In addition, we believe it is crucial that teachers be provided with quality resources and ideas that they can use immediately with their students. Lively and friendly conversations in our weekly webinars encourage all participants to share and continue to grow as educators.