Date of Award
Capstone - Open Access
Mathematics & Secondary Education, Minor in Spanish
Luis Saenz de Viguera Erkiaga
By intertwining new math concepts with important and relevant social issues, teachers can empower students to recognize the applicable nature of math to problems that their generation will be dealing with for years to come. In doing this, they can also change students’ perceptions of what succeeding in a math class looks like and address a rising necessity for writing across the curriculum by connecting these social justice based plans with writing assignments that encourage and reinforce vocabulary and a deep understanding of the material.
Chaya, Jesica, "Social Justice and Writing in a Math Classroom" (2016). Honors Senior Capstone Projects. 9.