EQUITY (& SOCIAL JUSTICE, SERVICE LEARNING, DIVERSITY, etc.):
STATISTICAL & MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
the topics of this page relate to one of my foci and I have marked items on this page that are mine with an asterisk (*)
local Equity and Service Learning RESO
Project ACE (ACtion for Equity): eduprojects.utep.edu/projectace/
Center for Civic Engagement: academics.utep.edu/cce
math/statistics & equity/social justice:
*http://www.todos-math.org/assets/documents/TEEM2009v1n1.pdf (see pp. 22-27)
*http://magazine.amstat.org/videos/education_webinars/UsingSocialJusticeExamples.wmv (my Nov. 2008 webinar for K-12 teachers)
JRME June 2010 focus issue on equity http://www.nctm.org/eresources/toc.asp?journal_id=1&Issue_id=947
POME Journal focus issues:
statistics & service learning:
science & civic engagement:
statistics & ethics:
*Lesser, L. (2013). Integrating ethics with the teaching of introductory statistics: Rationale and resources. Proceedings of the 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings, Section on Statistical Education (pp. 91-95). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.
statistics/mathematics & diversity:
statistics & English language learners:
*Lesser, L., Wagler, A., & Salazar, B. (in press; expected Nov. 2016). Flipping between languages? An exploratory analysis of the usage by Spanish-speaking English language learner tertiary students of a bilingual probability applet. Statistics Education Research Journal, 15(2),
*Lesser, L. (2015). Learning language: A mathematics educator’s reflection on empathy and privilege. Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, 6(1), 25-32.
Latina/o mathematicians & mathematics learners (including English language learners):
http://www.todos-math.org/ (TODOS: Mathematics for ALL)
African-American mathematicians & mathematics learners:
Benjamin Banneker Association: www.bannekermath.org/
mathematics & culture (i.e., ethnomathematics):
*Lesser, L. (2010). An Ethnomathematics Spin on Statistics Class. Notices of the North American Study Group in Ethnomathematics (NASGEm News), 3(2), 5-6. http://nasgem.rpi.edu/files/2055/
Women mathematicians & mathematics learners:
National Girls Collaborative Project: Advancing the Agenda in Gender Equity for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
International Statistical Institute’s Committee on Women in Statistics:
Caucus for Women in Statistics:
American Statistical Association resource page for women in statistics:
Association for Women in Science:
Society of Women Engineers:
Association for Women in Mathematics:
Mathematical Association of America resource pages for women and mathematics:
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics-affiliated resources for women and mathematics:
Association for Women in Mathematics: www.awm-math.org/
some bibliography on GENDER EQUITY in mathematics:
Becker, Joanne Rossi (April 2003), Gender and mathematics: An issue for the twenty-first century. Teaching Children Mathematics, 9(8), 470-473.
Boling, Kimberly B. and Larson, Carol Novillis (January 2002), Horizons: A mother-daughter mathematics club, Teaching Children Mathematics, 8(5), 284-288.
Susan F.; Brush, Lorelei R.; Wilson, Donna M. (Eds.), (1985), Women
and Mathematics: Balancing the Equation.
Cooney, Miriam P. (Ed.) (1996), Celebrating
Women in Mathematics and Science,
De La Cruz, Yolanda (January 1999), Reversing the trend: Latino familias in real partnerships with schools. Teaching Children Mathematics, 5(5), 296-300.
Fennema, Elizabeth and Carpenter, Thomas P. (1998), A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences in Young Children’s Mathematical Thinking, Educational Researcher, 27(5), 6-11.
Gilbert, Melissa C. and Gilbert, Lucia Albino. (May 2002), Challenges in implementing strategies for gender-aware teaching. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 7(9), 522-527.
Gravenhorst, Edna Campos (2006), ¡Ay, Mija! Why Do You Want to be an Engineer? Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Gravenhorst, Edna Campos (2007), ¡Ay, Mijo! Why Do You Want to be an Engineer? Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Grinstein, Louise S. and Campbell, Paul J. (Eds.) (1987), Women of Mathematics: A Bio-bibliographic Sourcebook, New York: Greenwood Press.
Hall, Roberta M. and Sandler,
Bernice R. (1982), The Classroom Climate: A Chilly One for Women?,
Claudia (1997), Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference,
Karp, Karen S. and Niemi, Rhonda C. (March 2000), The math club for girls and other problem solvers. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 5(7), 426-432.
Kenschaft, Patricia Clark (2005),
Change is Possible: Stories of Women and Minorities in Mathematics.
Lesser, L. (April 2014) Staring down stereotypes. Mathematics Teacher, 107(8), 568-571. http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=41405
Lesser, L. (2016; Winter 2015-2016). Sounding off on stereotypes. Noticias de TODOS: News from TODOS Mathematics for ALL, 11(2), 1-3. http://www.todos-math.org/assets/documents/noticias/noticiasv11n2winter2015.pdf
Lester, Frank K., Jr. (2007), Second
Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning.
Levi, Linda (2000), Gender equity in mathematics education, Teaching Children Mathematics, 7(2), 101-107.
McKellar, Danica (2007), Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle-School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail. Penguin Books.
Morrow, Charlene and Perl, Teri (1988), Notable Women in Mathematics: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Greenwood Press.
Neumann, Maureen D. (March 2007), Supporting Teacher Learning: Preservice Teachers Examine Gender Equity in Teaching Mathematics, Teaching Children Mathematics, 13(7), 388-394.
Nolan, Deborah (1997), Women in
Mathematics: Scaling the Heights (MAA Notes 46).
Notices of the American Mathematical Society (Sept. 1991), Special Issue on Women in Mathematics.
Osen, Lynn M. (1974), Women in Mathematics. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press.
Parker, Marla. (1995), She Does
Math!: Real-Life Problems from Women on the Job.
Perl, Teri. (1978), Math Equals: Biographies of Women Mathematicians and Related Activities. Addison-Wesley.
Rogers, Pat and Kaiser, Gabriele (1995), Equity in Mathematics Education: Influences of Feminism and Culture. The Falmer Press.
Sáraco, Margaret R. (Sept. 2008). Historical Research: How to Fit Minority and Women’s Studies into Mathematics Class. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 14(2), 70-76.
Secada, Walter G. (2000), Changing
the Faces of Mathematics: Perspectives on Multiculturalism and Gender Equity.
United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/
Wiest, Lynda R. (January 2001), Selected resources for
encouraging females in mathematics. Mathematics Teacher, 94(1),