IFL Recommends 5/24

Laurie says, “I have been working on learning a new language (in baby steps). Because of the work that some of our district partners are doing with emergent multilingual students, I decided that I needed to venture into a language that I never studied to feel the struggle that many of our students face daily.”

IFL Recommends 3/8

This week’s recommendation is a video that provides a history of pi. This is the second part of our two-part series on the history of mathematics. We have also included a list of Pi Day activities curated by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

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IFL Recommends 3/1

This week’s recommendation includes a video from TEDEd that shows a brief history of the numerical systems and a timeline of mathematics from Mathigon.

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IFL Recommends 2/22

This week’s recommendation is about how student talk moves, via the implementation of high-quality instructional materials in STEM, can provide equitable learning experiences and improve academic outcomes.

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IFL Recommends 1/25

This week’s recommendation is an excerpt from Christopher Emdin’s book Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success, an educational model that can empower students to embrace themselves, their backgrounds, and their education without sacrificing their identities.

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IFL Recommends 1/18

In this week’s recommendation, a math teacher shares his experiences as a member of an integrated science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teaching team, and how transformative professional development has helped him and his students.

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IFL Recommends 1/11

This week’s recommendation is segment from Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan’s model minority myth workshop, “Beyond the Moment: Sustaining a Movement to Amplify APIDA Communities,” from the IFL’s 2021 forum Centering Student & Teacher Voice in the Equity Agenda.

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