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A Grassroots Effort to Train Teachers at Refugee Schools in Malaysia

Children of refugee families in Malaysia are not allowed to attend public schools, so their communities must try to educate them. However, few volunteers at these hidden schools are experienced teachers and turnover is high. Dr. Colleen O’Neal of the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education co-leads a grassroots project funded by the U.S. State Department that trains these teachers and helps them train their colleagues. Read more

What Mathematics Education Might Learn from the Work of Well-Respected African American Mathematics Teachers in Urban Schools

Faculty members from the Center for Math Education were featured in a series of articles in the Teachers College Record focusing on the racialized nature of mathematics education in the United States and to examine the racial identities of students and teachers in the context of school mathematics. For links to the articles, visit the Teachers College Record