Skip to comments.White privilege bolstered by teaching math, university professor says
Posted on 12/28/2017 11:00:51 AM PST by pabianice
A math education professor at the University of Illinois says the ability to solve geometry and algebra problems and teaching such subjects perpetuates so-called white privilege.
Rochelle Gutierrez laid out her views on the subject in an article for a newly published anthology for math educators titled, Building Support for Scholarly Practices in Mathematics Methods.
School mathematics curricula emphasizing terms like Pythagorean Theorem and pi perpetuate a perception that mathematics was largely developed by Greeks and other Europeans," she says, according to Campus Reform.
She also says that addressing equity in mathematics education will come when teachers can understand and negotiate the politics outside the classroom.
On many levels, mathematics itself operates as whiteness. Who gets credit for doing and developing mathematics, who is capable in mathematics, and who is seen as part of the mathematical community is generally viewed as white, she writes.
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Numbers are racist!...............
Is she saying black are inferior to whites? Now that’s racist:-)
Notice that she is in math education and not in a
White Privilege is now defined as any type of skill, competence, personal responsibility, or respect for others.
We should simply lower ourselves to the level of the savages that demean us.
How long will it be before humans forget how to make steel?
That should account for something.
Just teach the math, and stop whining about who invented it!
One idiot plus another idiot equals two idiots!
Marh is hard and Bill Clinton wanted official recognition of ebonics (mispronunciation, misuse of words, and poor grammar) to become ‘accepted’.
It’s pronounced “maff”
She’s still pimping the lie school kids’ peers tell them that to try to succeed in school is actin’ white.
I think its more then two!
When combining idiots the number as well as their effect grows exponentially !
She should go fly on an airplane designed by mulit-cultural diverse people who have not been exposed to white priviledge.
Compare what's standing in Europe and Africa.
Do the math as they say!
So is it this racist’s view that nonwhites are incapable of learning algebra and geometry? And this is a published article?
Rosie has already gone over that cliff.
"Ebonics" was just another way for mostly black school districts to get additional funds.
"Recognition" would mean that they could claim an additional language instruction and leech funds from some existing program for "non-English-Speaking students".
350-500 years is my guess.
That was my first impression. The only way what she's saying makes sense is if she's assuming whites are better at math than blacks.
She is not nuts.
She is rational and dangerous.
The affirmative action culture has finally recognized and accepted the reality of the Bell Curve.
They understand that the current generation of affirmative action college enrollees do not have the skills and mental capacity to compete with the mainstream members of society.
They are trying to mau -mau their way to false parity with higher achieving members of society using racism as a pretext
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