Identity & Perspective

I came into the Ethnomathematics Graduate Certificate (GCERT) program as a state policy leader, serving as the Hawai’i Department of Education’s Mathematics Educational Specialist. What originally brought me into the state level role was my work around empowering students as leaders in dialogic mathematics classrooms, and my hope was to broaden the impact of that … read more of Identity & Perspective

“I Hated Math!”

When friends find out that I’m a teacher, our conversations become reflections on their favorite teachers, lunch menus, and how they hated math. This struck a chord with me, and I wondered why they hated math? How much impact can a teacher really have on the lives of his/her students? I have been employed at … read more of “I Hated Math!”