EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship
 

Title

Cultural Competence in Mathematics Education

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

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Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

Spring 3-2017

Abstract

Cultural competence is a concept that has been left out of mathematics education. Most of the teaching leans towards the dominant culture. There are students in the classroom from various backgrounds and the curriculum is not done to accommodate all of the cultures that are represented in the classroom. This presentation will be based on research and what can be done to increase cultural competence (games, discussions, etc.) in the area of mathematics.

Conference Name

Society of Instructional Technology & Teacher Education