Despite the dearth of literature specifically on teaching statistics using social justice, there is precedent in the more general realm of teaching using social justice, or even in teaching mathematics using social justice. This article offers an overview of content examples, resources, and references that can be used in the specific area of statistics education. Philosophical and pedagogical references are given, definitional issues are discussed, potential implementation challenges are addressed, and a substantial bibliography of print and electronic resources is provided.
Course syllabus for "Statistics For Social Justice" at Coachella Valley Unified School District.
In the spirit of Gutiérrez (2009), access represents all of the opportunities available for student learning. These slides are a collection of resources for thinking about all of the dimensions of access. There is a particular emphasis on metacognition and unveiling the hidden curriculum.
Dr. Rochelle Gutierrez (2002) stated "equity is ultimately about the distribution of power - power in the classroom, power in future schooling, power in one's everyday life, and power in a global society." This presentation unpacks ways in which statistics classrooms can put power in students' hands.
Want to integrate inclusive teaching practices in your class but don't know where to get started? Check this resource list on inclusive pedagogy from a JSM 2022 BoF session, hosted by Shu-Min Liao and Mine Dogucu.
By completing the entire Perspectives & Resources section and reviewing the accompanying activities, the learner will:
- Understand how a teacher’s own culture can influence his or her teaching
- Describe what it means to provide culturally responsive instruction
- Recognize how linguistic diversity may influence school outcomes for students
- Understand the importance of family involvement in school
Source: Vanderbilt University IRIS Center