What does mathematics have to do with social justice?

Chintan Girish Modi
In a world that is experiencing suffering, poverty, hunger and unemployment like never before, it is important for us to train our students to employ their knowledge of various subjects to try and alleviate the world’s problems. So how can you teach math through the lens of social justice? Here are a few ideas and pointers to help you to start planning your math lessons accordingly.

Exploring explorations

Vinusha Venkatesh
A typical classroom, teacher-centric and bound by the shackles of time and syllabus gives its students absolutely nothing. Try and transform your classroom into one where students are given a free rein to explore questions that interest them and where teachers stay on the sidelines and then see how learning blossoms.