for the Mathematics Education
¥The Center for the Mathematics
Education of Latinos/as is a Center for
Learning and Teaching (CLT) funded by the National Science Foundation
(NSF, Award No. ESI-0424983).
¥The CenterÕs main goal is to understand
the interplay of mathematics education
and the unique language, social, cultural, and political issues that
affect Latino communities.
¥One focus area of the Center is teacher
education, especially in the growth
and professional development of middle school teachers of mathematics.
¥The Center has developed a series of
five professional development mathematics
courses for middle school teachers, and this course is the first one
in the series.