Recently I saw this post and it really got me thinking about the idea of everyone being a math person. If we are going to believe that EVERYONE can be a math person, we must also consider clarifying some things… Tradition has it that the phrase “Let no one ignorant of geometry enter” was […]

# Tag: equity

Today women earn 45% of the undergraduate degrees in mathematics (NSF, 2008a), but women make up only 17% of university faculty in mathematics (NSF, 2008b). What causes this decline? In this episode we talk about the article Mathletes: Only for boys? https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/math-isnt-just-boys

Research shows that everyday teaching practices exclude already marginalised groups of students, but teachers can take steps to redress the balance Lecturer in educational studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London 03.00 EDT Last modified on Saturday 16 September 2017 03. from Pocket Here is where I got this article from.