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ERIC Number: EJ1008618
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb-3
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1099-839X
Elementary Mathematics Teachers' Knowledge of Equity Pedagogy
Jackson, Christa
Current Issues in Education, v16 n1 Feb 2013
Currently, mathematics instruction in U.S. classrooms is far from achieving equity for African American students. This qualitative study reports the results of eight successful elementary mathematics teachers' knowledge of equity pedagogy, specifically their knowledge of culturally relevant pedagogy, cultural competence, and critical consciousness. Teachers' knowledge of equity pedagogy was examined using interview data. The results of this study revealed that successful mathematics teachers of African American students have knowledge of equity pedagogy. Implications for teacher preparation and professional development programs are discussed. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Institute and Graduate School of Education. Deans Office, P.O. Box 870211 Payne 108, Tempe, AZ 85287. Tel: 480-965-3306; Fax: 480-965-6231; e-mail: cie@asu.edu; Web site: http://cie.asu.edu
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States