S3.E6 Creating Space Through Math Talk

In April, I spoke with math educators across the country about using mathematical discourse to create spaces for Black children in classrooms for the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM). Special thanks to BWXME for joining my session to support me! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQFxD080Zuc


S3.E5 Coaching Conversation

I had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Tenisha Marcel-Herbert about planning for small group instruction. Dr. Herbert is currently an instructional math coach in DC and was looking for resources to support her teachers with tasks for small group work. What are your go-to resources for your small groups in math class? Share in … Continue reading S3.E5 Coaching Conversation


Celebrating Black Girl Math™

Black Girl Math™ celebrates two years this month with a podcast episode on Kids Math Talk and a featured blog for #BlackWomenRockMath. I appreciated sharing my journey! Black Girl Math has so much to celebrate! Thank you to all of my subscribers and viewers for being a part of the first two years of the … Continue reading Celebrating Black Girl Math™


More Talk to Create Equitable Spaces

One of the areas where I focus my work is on creating spaces for students to develop learning communities where they can see themselves as capable mathematicians who learn from each other. In a recent webinar, one of the Talk Moves authors, Dr. Nancy Anderson, and I discuss some specific strategies to support teachers who … Continue reading More Talk to Create Equitable Spaces

Talk, Talk, Talk, Talk, Talk

Note: This post was originally published in June 2020. Last week I had an opportunity to share my work on how to engage Black students in productive mathematical discourse as part of #NCTM100 Professional Learning series. In the wake of the recent events following the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, I wasn't sure … Continue reading Talk, Talk, Talk, Talk, Talk