Mathematics for Social Justice
- 3 Credits
Social justice awareness can be utilized in lessons in the classroom. This online course will introduce you to specific strategies for engaging students in mathematics lessons and activities built around social justice issues, such as healthy eating, living wages around the world, access to clean water or fair trade. You will explore the rationale for integrating critical issues into mathematics curriculum, examine the guidelines for incorporating social justice lessons, and evaluate current research-based strategies for promoting critical thinking, problem solving and reasoning within Common Core mathematics instruction. This course may be completed with or without students.