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Critical Education in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Group (CESMT)  

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Measures of Center Lyrical Analysis

Students gather data by counting the number of references to themes of a hip-hop album. They use this to do a simple measures of center analysis on the data and connect their findings to a social issue. Students then present … Continue reading

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Can mathematics help us understand sweatshop labor better?

A quantitative literacy project for preservice K-8 teachers that involves reading different reports about sweatshop labor and using mathematics (mostly ratios and percents) to analyze the injustices in the industry. Can math help us understand sweatshop labor better s12.doc

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