Makers, Doers, and Liberation Math
Liberation Math (Class) / Math Liberation / Pedagogy

Makers, Doers, and Liberation Math

Theres a growing interest out in the world in making cool things, particularly with technology. Commonly called the maker movement, this trend has its roots in tinkering with technology and computing in ways that move the creation of things out of the hands of manufacturers and into the hands of real people. There is a … Continue reading »

Join Us for Liberation Math (it’s a class and a community!)
Call to action / Math Difficulty / Liberation Math (Class)

Join Us for Liberation Math (its a class and a community!)

Liberation Math, the course, starts next week. Were going to be doing a wide variety of readings and critical reflection about mathematics education, and we would love to engage and interact with you (yes, you). You can see my outline for the class here everything is in flux and the participants will have a big influence … Continue reading »

MOOCs as a Liberatory Project
Pedagogy / Questions

MOOCs as a Liberatory Project

Ive been reading Elizabeth Ellsworths article Why doesnt this feel empowering? Working through the repressive myths of critical pedagogy. This paper is about Ellsworths experiences teaching a course called Media and Anti-Racist Pedagogies in 1988 at UW-Madison. Ellsworth says, about the role of dialogue in critical education, Through dialogue, a classroom can be made into … Continue reading »