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Perspectives on African Americans

editors, Marilyn E. Strutchens, Martin L. Johnson, William F. Tate
Format
Book
Published
Reston, Va. : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c2000.
Language
English
Variant Title
Changing the faces of mathematics
Series
Changing the Faces of Mathematics
ISBN
0873534611
Contents
  • Part 1 Focus on Research Related to Teaching and Learning
  • 1. Confronting Beliefs and Stereotypes That Impede the Mathematical Empowerment of African American Students / Marilyn E. Strutchens 7
  • 2. Teacher Expectations and Their Effects on African American Students' Success in Mathematics / Kathy M. Cousins-Cooper 15
  • 3. Reaching All Students Mathematically through Questioning / Dorothy Y. White 21
  • 4. A High Level of Challenge in a Collaborative Setting: Enhancing the Chance of Success for African American Students in Mathematics / Rosalie A. Dance, Karen H. Wingfield, Neil Davidson 33
  • 5. African American Students' Success with School Mathematics / Vivian R. Moody 51
  • 6. Race Consciousness, Identity, and Affect in Learning Mathematics: The Case of Four African American Prospective Teachers / Norma C. Presmeg 61
  • Part 2 Focus on Instructional and Curricular Modifications Aimed at African American Students
  • 7. Use of "Call and Response" Pedagogy to Reinforce Mathematics Concepts and Skills Taught to African American Kindergartners / Maurice M. Martinez 73
  • 8. Lessons Learned from the "Five Men Crew": Teaching Culturally Relevant Mathematics / Lillie R. Albert 81
  • 9. Teaching Mathematics to the Least Academically Prepared African American Students / Laura Brooks Smith, Lee V. Stiff, Melinda R. Petree 89
  • 10. African American Students Conduct Mathematical Research / Miriam M. Stokes 97
  • 11. Culturally Relevant Mathematics Teaching at the Secondary School Level: Problematic Features and a Model for Implementation / Lesley Wagner, Francine Cabral Roy, Elena Ecatoiu, Celia Rousseau 107
  • 12. STEP: An Enrichment Model for African American High School Students / Elaine B. Hofstetter, Elaine Kolitch, Karen N. Bell 123
  • Part 3 Focus on Specific Methodologies
  • 13. Fostering Multicultural Connections in Mathematics through Media / Michaele F. Chappell, Denisse R. Thompson 135
  • 14. Using Flags to Teach Mathematics Concepts and Skills / Joan Cohen Jones 151
  • 15. African Networks and African American Students / Claudia Zaslavsky 157
  • Part 4 Focus on Future Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators
  • 16. Struggling toward Diversity in Graduate Education: A Reflective Exercise / Howard C. Johnson, Peter T. Englot 169
  • 17. Changing the Faces of Mathematics Ph.D.'s: What We Are Learning at the University of Maryland / Duane A. Cooper 179
  • 18. Developing Future Mathematicians / Janis M. Oldham 193.
Description
viii, 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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