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Dr. Jami Stone, with special panelist guests RunningHorse Livingston & Marilyn Strutchens
This EquiLearn Virtual Roundtable discussion, facilitated by Dr. Jami Stone, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and an Equity Fellow, will focus on why (and how) culturally responsive and sustainng teaching practices that honor students’ mathematical identities foster productive learning for all students.
About RunningHorse Livingston
RunningHorse Livingston is the founder and CEO of Mathematize Inc., whose mission is to promote education and educationally related opportunities for Native people. RunningHorse, a nationally recognized educator and consultant, has spent 13 years helping teachers across the country make sense of their roles in the age of Common Core standards and making schools more constructive places for Native children. He is an expert in mathematics instruction and school reform.
A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, he has for the past 10 years, provided professional development to teachers, school administration, school boards, and tribes around the nation in the areas of mathematics, and school and tribal professional relations. RunningHorse’s hundreds of hands-on workshops and conference presentations are known for being thoughtful, practical, and entertaining. He has spoken at dozens of prominent conferences in the United States.
Throughout the year, RunningHorse travels to both public and tribal school districts to assist in the implementation of culturally responsive pedagogy. Most recently, RunningHorse contributed his pedagogical insight to an exploratory study by the Mid-continent Research in Education Laboratory into the effectiveness of teaching approaches on student achievement. RunningHorse believes that our society, culturally responsive teaching reflects democracy at its highest level. It means doing whatever it takes to ensure that OUR children are achieving and ever moving toward realizing their potential.
About Dr. Marilyn Strutchens
Marilyn E. Strutchens, Ph.D. is an Emily R. and Gerald S. Leischuck Endowed Professor, Mildred Cheshire Fraley Distinguished Professor, and coordinator of secondary mathematics education at Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Her research focuses on equity issues, clinical experiences for secondary teacher candidates, teacher change, and teacher leadership in mathematics education. She is an editor and author of several mathematics educational publications. In addition, Dr. Strutchens serves as the leader for the Clinical Experiences Research Action Cluster of the Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership, an initiative of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. Currently, Dr. Strutchens is an Advisory Committee Member of the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources, and an Advisory Board-Member for the AAAS initiative --Stimulating Research and Innovation in STEM Teacher Preservice Education, funded by the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships Program. She served as a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Board of Directors (2015 – 2018), as president of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (2011 -2013), and member of the Executive Board of Directors for the Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences (2012 -2014). In 2017, she received the Judith Jacobs Lectureship from the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.