A Call for a Collective Action to Develop Awareness: Equity, Excellence and Social Justice in Mathematics EducationAs the 20162017 school year begins, we invite you to join with educators from around the country and possibly the world in A Call for a Collective Action to Develop Awareness: Equity and Social Justice in Mathematics Education. Purpose: A year dedicated to building our collective knowledge and understanding of topics and issues related to Equity and Social Justice in Mathematics Education 1. Monthly readings
2. Quarterly webinars
3. FacetoFace informal conversations
All TODOS members are asked to participate in this Call to Action by engaging in the following:
Updates on A Call for a Collective Action will be included in the monthly Enews sent out to members on the 20th of the month. If you have any questions about A Call for a Collective Action or participating in the discussion groups, send a message to requests@todosmath.org. The next page lists all of the organizations participating in his effort. The third page lists the focus questions for the year and the readings for the first three months with the targeted monthly questions.
Contributing Organizations
Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc (BBA) California Mathematics CouncilSouth (CMCSouth) Journal of Urban Mathematics Education (JUME) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) North American Study Group on Ethnomathematics (NASGEm) TODOS: Mathematics for ALL (TODOS) Women and Mathematics Education (WME)
Calendar of ReadingsFocus Questions for the Year
September 2016 ReadingPosition Papers: AMTE  Equity in Mathematics Teacher Education NCSM & TODOS  Mathematics Education Through the Lens of Social Justice: Acknowledgment, Actions, and Accountability NCTM  Access and Equity in Mathematics Education Targeted Question for September Readings:
October 2016 Reading
Suggested by TODOS: Mathematics for ALL TEEM 7 Special Issue: Mathematics Education Through the Lens of Social Justice Targeted Questions for October Reading:
November 2016 ReadingSuggested by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) The Impact of Identity in K8 Mathematics. Targeted Questions for November Reading:
December 2016 ReadingSuggested by the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education (JUME) Three Articles Mathematics as Gatekeeper: Power and Privilege in the Production of Knowledge (Martin et al JUME 2010) “Both And”—Equity and Mathematics: A Response to Martin, Gholson, and Leonard (Confrey JUME 2010) Engaging Students in Meaningful Mathematics Learning: Different Perspectives, Complementary Goals (Battista JUME 2010) Targeted Questions for December Reading:
January 2017 ReadingSuggested by Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. (BBA) Beyond Banneker: Black Mathematicians and the Paths to Excellence (2015) by Erica N. Walker (Author) Targeted Questions for January Reading:
February 2017 ReadingSuggested by the North American Study Group on Ethnomathematics (NASGEm) Culturally Situated Design Tools: Generative Justice as a Foundation for STEM Diversity Critical values and transforming data: Teaching statistics with social justice Targeted Questions for February Reading:
March 2017 ReadingSuggested by the Women and Mathematics Education (WME) Targeted Questions for March Reading:
April 2017 ReadingSuggested by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Chapter 16: How Do I Learn to Like This Child So I Can Teach Him Mathematics: The Case of Rebecca (Mary Q. Foote with accompanying commentaries)
Chapter from: White, D. Y., Crespo, S. & Civil, M. (Eds.) (2016). Cases for mathematics teacher educators: Facilitating conversations about inequities in mathematics classrooms. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Link to purchase book: http://www.infoagepub.com/products/CasesforMathematicsTeacherEducators Targeted Questions for April Reading:
May 2017 ReadingSuggested by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student (2016) by Alan M. Blankstein and Pedro Noguera Blanstein & Noguera (2016) talk about courage as the essential human virtue, and how courageous leadership is the “engine that drives the paradigm shift”. Targeted Questions for May Reading:
June 2017 ReadingSuggested by Robert Q. Berry III For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education (2016) by Christopher Emdin. The author discusses different types of pedagogies grounded in the resources that communities can offer for teaching; The author introduces 7'Cs. Targeted Questions for June Reading:
July 2017 ReadingSuggested by California Mathematics CouncilSouth (CMCS) Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators, edited by Anita A. Wager and David W. Stinson Targeted Questions for July Reading:
August 2017 ReadingSuggested by the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM) April  Equitable Mathematics Instruction, Great Lakes Equity Center Newsletter Targeted Questions for August Reading:
