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jakeypakey 20 days ago | hide | past | favorite

I read quite a bit, and quite distressingly, I can’t tell if this is satire.. at one point teachers are given an exercise to “dismantle power structures in the classroom”.. one of the answers is to “Create multiple ways of participating that honor myriad ways of thinking and being” by introducing (for example) “Community circles or storytelling circles, incorporating dance, music, song, call and response, and other cultural ways of communicating.”

Is this real? One of the referenced texts I checked seemed legit (and a little more rational and easier to read - it feels generated to me in some way, still not sure if it is)

This is gold. Honestly it's even hard to tell if it's satire.

> we see white supremacy culture in the mathematics classroom can show up when:

• The focus is on getting the “right” answer.

• Independent practice is valued over teamwork or collaboration.

• “Real-world math” is valued over math in the real world.

• Students are tracked (into courses/pathways and within the classroom).

• Participation structures reinforce dominant ways of being.

straight terrible

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