Supporting Equity-based Math Educators in Oregon

On February 5, The Oregon Department of Education sent out a newsletter with a link to a micro-course and other resources hosted by the California-based coalition "Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction". These links focused on resources for teachers to use to dismantle racism in mathematics instruction, focusing specifically on supporting Black, Latinx, and Multilingual middle-school... Continue Reading →

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Templates for Letters of Support

Here is a template for writing a letter of support for colleagues who are under attack. Please use this to write letters of support. Dear Drs. [Insert administrators plus campus public relations liaison here], I recently learned that Dr. [Insert scholar’s name here] is the latest target of Campus Reform’s attack on faculty who do... Continue Reading →

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How to Support Colleagues Under Attack

(Paraphrased from Grollman's Inside Hire Ed article, "Scholars Under Attack") Individual-Level Strategies Assume that the targeted scholar is already aware of the attack against them.  Do not tag the targeted scholar on social media if and when you share links from the attack or stories about the attack. Offer to take over keeping up with... Continue Reading →

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Attack on Brittany Marshall

The Attack The attack on critical mathematics educational researcher Brittany Marshall started on with a public twitter discussion on Sunday, July 5, 2020. The tweets that started the attacks have since been deleted. Since then, a number of websites have posted attack articles on Brittany Marshall. The following list of articles are mirrors or screenshots... Continue Reading →

Conversation: Delaying the Tenure Clock? May 14, 2020, 1:30pm EST/10:30am PST

The MathEdCollective is presenting a discussion about tenure and promotion considerations, particularly for pre-tenure university faculty members, during the Covid-19 Crisis. Many of us have to make decisions about whether to delay the clock or not. This conversation, featuring insight from Sandra Crespo (Michigan State University), Zandra de Araujo (University of Missouri), Peter Eley (Fayetteville... Continue Reading →

About the MathEdCollective

The MathEdCollective came together to express and exhibit solidarity with U.S. mathematics educators and organizations under attack. The MathEdCollective has used various sources of inspiration in its organizing, including U.S. Civil Rights Era activism, works by Paulo Freire and bell hooks, and the hacker-activist group Anonymous. As the group grew in number and increased its... Continue Reading →

Papers and Artifacts originating from the MathEdCollective

Gutiérrez, R. (2018). When Mathematics Teacher Educators Come Under Attack. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 6(2), 7. Gutiérrez, R. (2017). Why Mathematics (Education) was Late to the Backlash Party: The Need for a Revolution. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 10(2). Retrieved from The MathEdCollective. (2019). The Math Ed Collective: Collaborative action in an era of cyberbulling... Continue Reading →

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