Integrating Equity and Social Justice Topics in the College Mathematics Classroom

Presenter: Jim Ham, Delta College

Summary: Several national reports and standards documents (NCTM’s Catalyzing Change, ASA’s GAISE, AMATYC’s Crossroads and IMPACT, MAA’s Common Vision) recommend a greater use of real data, mathematical modeling, and the appropriate use of technology in the mathematics classroom . Several real data sets and problems related to social justics and equity that illustrate statistics, probability, and other mathematical concepts will be shared.

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