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Nov 7, 2020

In Episode 54, how can we challenge Eurocentrism in the maths classroom and value Indigenous knowledge? Plus, how can we use graphs to explore social justice issues, and cultivate mathematical thinking with all our students.

Show-notes can be found here, https://pushingtheedge.org/54.

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Oct 2, 2020

In Episode 53, taking the emphasis off the answer in maths, focusing on building meaning and connections rather than remembering rules, and using low floor, high ceiling rich maths tasks. Plus, we have lots of maths teaching resources to share.

Show-notes can be found here, https://pushingtheedge.org/53

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Sep 12, 2020

In Episode 52, how do our families mathematise us? How does the maths in our lives compare to maths at school? And why are our cultures so important in maths classrooms?

Show-notes can be found here, https://pushingtheedge.org/52.

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Aug 29, 2020

In Episode 51, young people are engaging with literature in ways that are quite different to prior generations. We’ll explore young adult fiction that reflects our students' lives, issues, and worlds. We'll also challenge the traditional literary canon along the way.

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Oct 2, 2018

In Episode 50, a chat with long-time LGBTI human rights activist Rodney Croome. We explore the lessons learnt from the early campaigns to legalise homosexuality, unpack why personal stories are key, and small target strategies a mistake. Plus we zero in on the dangers of the 'religious freedom' movement.

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