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WYW (While You Wait) What is your most memorable experience in a mathematics class? When it comes to your mathematics skills, how comfortable are you with sharing what you know with others? If you had to describe your best mathematics teacher, what qualities did he or she possess?
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Teacher, Have You Recognized My  Mathematical Ability? Culturally Competent Instructional Delivery in the  Mathematics Classroom Denelle L. Wallace, Ph.D. Denelle Wallace Consultant Services, LLC National Urban Alliance’s Teaching for Intelligence: Believe to Achieve Conference Albany, NY March 28, 2008
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Goal of Session Provide a session participant with an understanding of the positive impact cultural competency has on student learning. Utilize facilitator experiences, interactive activities, and pertinent information to provide a framework for recognizing a student’s mathematical ability. Identify tools that assist in identifying culturally competent mathematics instruction.
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What’s culture got to do with it? The academic differences that we see early in a child’s educational career lie within the life experiences of the children that come into our classrooms. Research studies indicate that Hispanic, African American, and poverty students expressed that their reasons for failing to succeed in schools were associated with:
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What’s culture got to do with it? Their cultural, social, and/or linguistic characteristics not being recognized or understood. Low expectations from teachers. Instructional strategies used in the classrooms that were not congruent with their learning needs. (Day-Vines, 2000; Padron, Waxman, and Rivera, 2003; Ladson- Billings, 1994)
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The Invitation Who do we invite into our school systems to teach our diverse student populations?
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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NUA2008Presentation - WYW (While You Wait) What is your...

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