IFL Recommends 11/23

This week’s recommendation, the second in series about critical race theory (CRT), more closely examines the approach to studying U.S. policies and institutions and answers foundational questions that underlie CRT and the law.

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IFL Recommends 11/16

This week and next we look at an academic concept that has recently taken center stage in the academic world. We begin by presenting an article that provides a brief overview of critical race theory and why it has taken center stage. Next week’s article examines the concept more closely and answers foundational questions that underlie critical race theory and the law.

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IFL Recommends 11/9

This week’s recommendation explains why infographics are effective in educational contexts, how they can be used in classrooms, and how they can be designed for education.

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IFL Recommends 11/2

This week’s recommendation is a joint statement from NCSM: Leadership in Mathematics in Education and TODOS: Mathematics for ALL around positioning multilingual learners to be successful in mathematics education.

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IFL Recommends 10/12

This week’s recommendation details a Jamaican-born man’s experiences, with beautiful and sometimes disturbing imagery, of walking along streets in Jamaica and in the United States, and how different those walks are.

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IFL Recommends 10/5

This week’s recommendation is an article about racism and colorblindness and why racism is not just about “the most clear-cut, isolated, acts of extreme prejudice.”

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IFL Recommends 9/28

This week’s recommendation is a short TED Talk (presented by one of the youngest-ever TED speakers) that looks at ways that parents and caregivers can support children’s healthy brain development.

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IFL Recommends 9/21

This week’s read looks at the history of the Carlisle Indian School, the first off-reservation Native American boarding school in the United States. The author looks at the negative impact it, and other boarding schools like it, has had on Native American children and their families.

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IFL Recommends 9/7

This week’s read looks into the (re)opening of Broadway. Math fellow Beatriz Strawhun chose this article because “The theater has always been my escape, my chance to take an adventure, or walk in another’s shoes during some distant time period or in a far-off place. I am so excited for the reopening of the Great White Way. But I am more excited for those programs that take students to a Broadway Show to begin once again. It is through the theater that I find my way, my song and my story and given the chance, students do as well. Let’s all go to the theater!”

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