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Thwarting Deficit Narratives in Math Class

Edutopia – Dylan Kane

“Messages in the world about who can and cannot be successful in math influence students’ perceptions of themselves. These messages hold some back and push others forward: Some students see themselves as full participants in mathematics, and some do not. These self-assessments can be predicted by race, class, gender, sexuality, and more, and they can reinforce the stereotypes in those initial messages, perpetuating inequitable educational outcomes.” (more)

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