Dismantling the Math Hierarchy: Creating A Space Where Everyone Can Thrive

By Dwaina Sookhoo, Guest Author At the end of every school year, I have often felt my mindset sh...

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Why do students remember everything on TikTok but forget my lesson?

In his recent book Why Don’t Students Like School?1 cognitive psychologist Dan Willingham recalls a ...

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Social and Emotional Learning Isn't Enough

A recent meta-analysis has shed some light on the value of social and emotional learning in schools....

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Increase Equity with EFFL

When we consider how to increase equitable outcomes in the mathematics classroom, it is critical to ...

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3 Tips for Conflict Resolution in the Equitable Classroom

As we work toward increasing equity in our classrooms, two things are likely to occur: First, more o...

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Level Up with Moments of Genuine Connection

Educational equity in our mathematics classrooms. That is the goal we’re working towards here at Mat...

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3 Ways to Reduce Math Anxiety

If your experience is anything like mine, you hear it all the time. “I’ve never been good at math,” ...

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An Effective Way to Leverage the Experience of Older Students

We’ve discussed in recent blog posts (here and here) that our students’ sense of belonging should be...

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2023 Scholarship and Grant Awardees

We are thrilled to showcase our 2023 scholarship and grant awardees! Please read out these deserving...

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A Feedback Strategy for the Equitable Classroom

In a recent blog post, we mentioned that when our students feel a low sense of belonging in our clas...

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3 Steps to Help Students Engage in Meaningful Dialogue

When considering classroom equity, we’re using the National Equity Project’s1 definition of educatio...

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Increase Feelings of Belonging with These Powerful Strategies

In a recent blog post, we discussed ways we may combat our implicit biases to help make our classroo...

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Teacher Moves that Shift Power Dynamics in the Classroom

By the time students get to high school, they have pretty solidified ideas about who is smart, who i...

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3 Ways to Combat Implicit Bias and Make Classrooms More Equitable

Creating equitable classrooms starts with us, the educators. One of the best ways to begin is to com...

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3 Reasons Why Thinking Classrooms are Equitable Classrooms

It seems that Peter Liljedahl's "Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics" ideas are taking the m...

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Math Medic Foundation Spring 2022 Scholarship and Grant Winners

Due to your generosity of Math Medic Foundation supporters, we were able to distribute over $7,000 i...

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4 Ways That Improving Math Outcomes Helps Us All

Of all the subject areas we learn in school, mathematics can feel the most esoteric. Many a math tea...

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An Interview with Scholarship Recipient Jacobi Thompson

Jacobi Thompson is in his first year at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). He is dual majoring in...

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An Interview with Scholarship Recipient Isabella Medina Silva

Isabella Medina Silva is in her second year at University of California, Davis. She is majoring in M...

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4 Reasons Why Math Education Needs Our Help

It feels like a tale as old as time. We’ve been hearing how the United States education system has f...

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Meet the Math Medic Foundation Board: Secretary Sarah Stecher

Sarah Stecher is driven. Born in Germany, Sarah's journey has taken her to the University of Michiga...

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Meet the Math Medic Foundation Board: Treasurer Lindsey Gallas

Sharp wit, serious work ethic, a light-hearted sense of humor, and a large dose of empathy - those a...

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Meet the Math Medic Foundation Board: President Luke Wilcox

With a skillset developed from his rich life experiences, Luke Wilcox brings his passion for student...

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