Math Education and Social Justice

Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Amos 5:24

This looks like an amazing endeavor. While not explicitly Christian in its motivation, I think this conference could go a long way toward shaping what it means to integrate mathematics with our mission to the world.

Clicking the image above will take you to the conference website: http://creatingbalanceconference.org/. I also encourage you to check out the parent site: http://www.radicalmath.org/.

For further reading:

“Changing the Balance in an Unjust World: Learning to Teach Mathematics for Social Justice,” by Joan Kwako.

When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne. All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats; and He will put the sheep on His right, and the goats on the left.

Then the King will say to those on His right, “Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.”

Then the righteous will answer Him, “Lord, when did we see You hungry, and feed You, or thirsty, and give You something to drink? And when did we see You a stranger, and invite You in, or naked, and clothe You? When did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?”

The King will answer and say to them, “Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.”

Matthew 25:31-40

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