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September 28, 2011

'Dos plus Dos = Cinco de Mayo!' Wise Latino Rochelle Gutiérrez es mucho stupido

Gutiérrez argues that a model of knowledge needed for teaching mathematics
and addressing equity involves political knowledge. An important component to developing this political knowledge is being able to recognize multiple realities (Nepantla), developing conocimiento with students, becoming comfortable with uncertainty, and seeing tension as a means to birth new knowledge. Rochelle Gutiérrez is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. -- Rethinking the Knowledge Needed to Teach Mathematics, A Talk Given by Rochelle Gutiérrez

Posted by Vanderleun at September 28, 2011 11:36 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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This is why winning both the White House and both houses of Congress will be insufficient. Both the goofy and the malignant left are so embedded in our various institutions, that it may take a very long time to wrest control from them.

They remind me of the prevalence of syphillis in the Middle Ages. It took a long time to get that under control.

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at September 28, 2011 11:53 AM

Somebody ought to politely ask "Rochelle, Rochelle" if she'd be willing to drive over a bridge, or work in a building, built using her model of knowledge.

I think we know what her answer would be.....

Posted by: MarkJ at September 28, 2011 1:30 PM

Reminds of that great ol' elective "Physics for Poets"

Posted by: Ed at September 28, 2011 2:15 PM

The fuck?

Posted by: rickl at September 28, 2011 4:09 PM

Not to worry, the modern university will crumble to dust when the financial shockwave hits. It just makes too much sense to study online. Alas, I'll miss college football.

Posted by: Casca at September 29, 2011 9:15 AM

"She is PI on an NSF grant that seeks to understand what it takes to develop high school mathematics teachers who engage their students in rigorous mathematics and are committed to social justice."

Why is the NSF funding this fascist garbage? Oh I forgot. The NSF is just another gang of commissars.

Posted by: pst314 at September 29, 2011 9:47 AM

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