Primary maths and social justice project

Contributor: Joel Kelly (The Blue School, Isleworth, London) I came across Pete Wright’s work when studying for my Masters’ degree in Mathematics Education and subsequently joined the TMSJ Network. After one meeting, I spoke with Pete about doing some research around mathematics and social justice in the primary setting. As I work in a primaryContinue reading “Primary maths and social justice project”

TMSJN workshop at ATM Conference (April 2022)

Contributor: Graeme Austin (Luton Sixth Form College) The first face-to-face Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) Conference since BCME ’19 gave us an opportunity to share and discuss our thinking about social justice in Maths teaching. Pete Wright and Graeme Austin ran a workshop on the first day of the event where Pete presented theContinue reading “TMSJN workshop at ATM Conference (April 2022)”

Notes from the TMSJN writing group meeting

The writing group is for those interested in designing, developing, trialling and disseminating teaching ideas and resources focused on teaching maths for social justice. The first writing group meeting took place at UCL Institute of Education on 22nd January 2022 and was attended by 14 members of the network. We identified three ideas to developContinue reading “Notes from the TMSJN writing group meeting”

Report from the TMSJN Introductory Event

The first meeting of the Teaching Maths for Social Justice Network was held via Zoom on 15th June 2021 and was attended by 60 members of the network. The meeting began with a short presentation by Pete Wright on ‘TMSJN: Current opportunities and challenges’ (a short video and the PowerPoint presentation are available on theContinue reading “Report from the TMSJN Introductory Event”

Introduction to the TMSJN

The TMSJN (launched in April 2021) is a network for teachers of mathematics (in all school phases) committed to addressing issues of equity and social justice in the mathematics classroom. The principal aim of the Teaching Maths for Social Justice Network is to share teaching ideas, resources, and practices with each other, and to provideContinue reading “Introduction to the TMSJN”