This week @karenatsharon wrote a post about learning to use Mozilla tools. Shes been frustrated with the lack of good instruction, and shes taking matters into her own hands, joining an SMOOC (a small meaningful open online community, play on the term MOOC=massively open online course). This particular SMOOC, Women Learning Tech, brings together women … Continue reading

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# Liberation Math Week 4: Making, Doing, Activism

The theme of this week is making, doing, and activism. We touched on this a lot on Mondays class, and I wanted to bring you a variety of resources. Think about how the people involved in the sites and posts below are being makers, doers, and activists: Mathematics: As we have seen already this semester, … Continue reading

# Liberation Math Week 1: Welcome!

Welcome to the first week of Liberation Math. Over the next 13 weeks, we are going to explore mathematical identities, the way that those identities are constructed, and how mathematics and math education interact with our culture. During this course, we will be collectively unpacking our ideas about the doing and learning of mathematics, and … Continue reading

# Belonging

Today I broke. I started the day exhausted. Im at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, staying up way to late. As the conference goes on, I feel less like a mathematician and more like a sociologist. Im also participating in #moocmooc, the meta MOOC. I really only did it on a whim, a … Continue reading