Rethinking Mathematics: Teaching Social Justice by the Numbers
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Eric (Rico) Gutstein;Bob Peterson
- Publish Date: 2013-04-19
In this new expanded and updated edition of Rethinking Mathematics, more than 50 articles show how to weave social justice issues throughout the mathematics curriculum, as well as how to integrate mathematics into other curricular areas.
Rethinking Mathematics offers teaching ideas, lesson plans, and reflections by practitioners and mathematics educators. This is real-world math math that helps students analyze social problems as they gain essential academic skills.
This book offers hope and guidance for teachers to enliven and strengthen their math teaching. It will deepen students understanding of society and help prepare them to be critical, active participants in a democracy. Blending theory and practice, this is the only resource of its kind.