For those who don't know: I am a part of a fantasy football team, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (We'll talk more about how there are now three women in the league but the name hasn't changed so that might be a later post). My dear friend Suzie won two years ago and my husband … Continue reading When an Equity-Minded Mathematics Teacher Educator Took the Wonderlic Test…
Congrats! You’ve made it to the fourth and final right of the learner! Hooray! Hopefully with the other three RotL (Confused, Mistake, SpeakListenBeHeard), you’ve thought about how being confused, claiming a mistake (and revising your thinking), and knowing that you can speak, listen, and be heard are all RIGHTS that we need to promote in … Continue reading “Commas for decimals?” The Right to write, do, and represent math
Let's just take a second to say: YOU'RE STILL HERE?! OMG! YOU HAVEN'T GOTTEN BORED WITH ME YET? Awwwww [hug emoji] You're too kind. Although this blog isn't really about whether like me or not, but it does make me feel honored that you're back to at least read about the RotL. But then again, … Continue reading “Can You Hear Me Now?”: The Right to Speak, Listen, and Be Heard.
It was in my process of learning to teach elementary math methods that I also learned about the Rights of the Learner. Olga Torres, a well-known and respected bilingual elementary teacher and teacher educator in Arizona, wanted to create a space for her third grade students to feel safe when learning math, but she needed … Continue reading Rights of the Learner: An Introduction
Today, I am going to briefly write about the Rights of the Learner (RotL) and how it relates to teaching and learning mathematics, specifically with respect to divergent formative assessments. But first, you might need to know a little more about how I came to learn about the RotL from a special teacher named Ms. … Continue reading Pre-Introduction to the Rights of the Learner
Howdy everyone! This is my first post for the blog Embracing Life with Major Revisions. For those who aren't in academia, professors at all ranks don't just teach. Quite the contrary. They teach, but they also have to do the following given varying levels of time and effort: Serve on committees Create committees for others … Continue reading First submission