Think about your relationship with mathematics throughout your life. In what ways did your learning experiences and mathematical
I. Component 1
I. Watch the videos on Modular Congruence and Arithmetic.
II. Submit a reflection response.
Write a paragraph reflecting on the 2 math content videos that you watched. What did you learn? Did the material make sense to you? Was there anything that confused you? Did you find the material helpful/relevant to your own teaching? Be sure to include evidence from the video to support your response.
II. Component 2
a. Finish reading Chapters 3 and 4 of Catalyzing Change.
b. Submit Reflection Response Part 2.
Instructions. Reflect on Catalyzing Change Chapters 3 and 4. Write a short response (2 paragraphs each) to the following questions:
1. Think about your relationship with mathematics throughout your life. In what ways did your learning experiences and mathematical opportunities shape your relationship with mathematics? What role did your parents, caregivers, teachers, classmates, and friends play in shaping your current disposition towards mathematics? How has your own cultural and linguistic background shaped your experiences with mathematics?
2. In your setting, how can teachers be collectively supported to build classroom cultures where students develop a positive mathematical identity and strong sense of mathematical agency? How can we collaborate with families and communities to support students’ positive mathematical identities and strong sense of mathematical agency?
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