Teaching Math Teaching Podcast

Episode 26: Cathery Yeh: Advocacy in Mathematics Education and Beyond

September 10th, 2020  •  31 mins 16 secs  •  Download (28.6 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Cathery talks about family activism, her family co-created their own nonprofit, a community-based Org, Los Alamitos Community United, and they in partnership with ACLU sued their own city. They won a lawsuit against the city's anti-sanctuary policies. In addition, they won the inclusion of ethnic studies curriculum implementation through K-12, as well as a High School graduation requirement. Cathery states that activism has transformed her view of mathematics education.  Cathery also co-authored the book re-imagining the mathematics classroom and talks about that.