Stafford Hood

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—When culture is integrated into the mathematics classroom, it improves students' academic achievement [3], helps move classrooms towards an equitable learning environment [30] [31], helps students have positive beliefs about mathematics [23], and integrates mathematics with other disciplines [56], [58]. Moreover, if you observe today's kids, the use of(More)
Cultural responsiveness is gaining recognition as a critical feature of the evaluation process. Culture is a cumulative body of learned and shared behavior, values, customs, and beliefs common to a particular group or society. In essence, culture makes us who we are. In doing project evaluation, it is also important to consider cultural context in which the(More)
It is the policy of the United States to encourage men and women, equally, of all ethnic, racial, and economic backgrounds to acquire skills in science, engineering and mathematics, to have equal opportunity in education, training, and employment in scientific and engineering fields, and thereby to promote scientific and engineering literacy and the full(More)
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