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Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 1–7 | Cite as

Foregrounding equity in mathematics teacher education

  • Marilyn Strutchens
  • Jennifer Bay-Williams
  • Marta Civil
  • Kathryn Chval
  • Carol E. Malloy
  • Dorothy Y. White
  • Beatriz D’Ambrosio
  • Robert Q. BerryIII
Article
In 2009, two special issues of the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education were published on social justice and mathematics teacher education. The first issue is subtitled Theoretical Studies in Social Justice, and the second one is Case Studies in Social Justice (Gates and Jorgensen 2009). Part of the justification given for publishing the two volume series was the “considerable international interest in social justice around the world” (Gates and Jorgensen 2009). Gates and Jorgensen ( 2009) further stated:

in many parts of the world the link between social class and educational attainment is a key and central concern for educators, researchers and policymakers. Within the wider educational and sociological literature as well as within policy discourses there is an interest in the social context of learning and a recognition that we cannot be socially just merely by assuming everyone be treated equally. There is a further …recognition that somehow schooling exacerbates social...

Keywords

Mathematics Teacher Prospective Teacher English Language Learner Mathematics Teacher Educator Relevant Pedagogy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marilyn Strutchens
    • 1
  • Jennifer Bay-Williams
    • 2
  • Marta Civil
    • 3
  • Kathryn Chval
    • 4
  • Carol E. Malloy
    • 3
  • Dorothy Y. White
    • 5
  • Beatriz D’Ambrosio
    • 6
  • Robert Q. BerryIII
    • 7
  1. 1.Auburn UniversityAuburnUSA
  2. 2.University of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA
  3. 3.University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  4. 4.University of MissouriColumbiaUSA
  5. 5.University of GeorgiaAthensUSA
  6. 6.Miami UniversityOxfordUSA
  7. 7.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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