In Seattle Public Schools, math is a racist tool used to oppress minorities and perpetuate America’s white supremacist society.
Thankfully, the district’s K-12 Math Ethnic Studies Framework helps students “identify economic movements that have led to liberation” and ways to “suggest resolutions to oppressive mathematical practices.”
This document is really something. If you want to end opression, maybe spend classroom time teaching kids actual math, instead of all the ways it allegedly harms them?
"SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
K-12 Math Ethnic Studies Framework (20.08.2019)" https://t.co/R9umTkIiCC
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) October 1, 2019
“This document is really something,” Mark Hemingway, senior writer at Real Clear Investigations, posted to Twitter, along with a link to the framework. “If you want to end oppression, maybe spend classroom time teaching kids actual math, instead of all the ways it allegedly harms them?”
The framework outlines four themes to the Math Ethnic Studies Framework, as well as “learning targets” and “essential […]
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