Category: National

February 1, 2018 Brea Ratliff No comments exist

The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. produces an annual publication for its members, The Lighthouse Almanac, launched in 2017. Its audience is BBA members, PK-16 educators, school administrators, college/university faculty, parents, and other stakeholders interested with current and pressing concerns connected to the mathematics education of African-American students. We are soliciting volunteers to help review submissions…

February 1, 2018 Brea Ratliff No comments exist

2018 Call for Proposals The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. Lighthouse Almanac   The concept of social justice in the mathematics classroom can be viewed through three lenses – “about” social justice, “with” social justice and “for” social justice.  About social justice is planning a lesson to look at serious or even provocative issues using mathematics….

February 1, 2018 Brea Ratliff No comments exist

Benjamin Banneker Association Call for Nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors Election Do you know someone who would bring valuable experience, perspective, and judgment to the Benjamin Banneker Association Board of Directors? We are looking for a broad representation of the Banneker membership to enrich board discussions, inquiries, and decisions. Help the Nominations and…

December 14, 2017 Brea Ratliff

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Central Connecticut State University, https://hrat.ccsu.edu/index.php?job=240   Assistant Professor – School of Teacher Education, University of Wyoming http://bbamath.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/University-of-Wyoming-Assistant-Professor-Elementary-Mathematics-Position.pdf

October 27, 2017 Brea Ratliff

October 26, 2017 I received an email this afternoon with a subject line which read, “Unleashing Problem Solvers”.  Intrigued by this title, I quickly scanned the first paragraph, then stopped as my thoughts turned to the true complexity of the problems educators and students face. We recognize problems exist in our country’s educational system, and…

October 18, 2017 Anthony Scott

This is the powerpoint presentation that was created for the BBA leadership retreat from Sept 8 to 10, 2017 in Irving Texas.  Presented in this powerpoint is information about who we are and the sponsors who supported us. Past and present presidents from Dr. Dorothy Strong to Ms. Brea Ratliff are also listed. Click on…

October 8, 2017 Brea Ratliff

Hello BBA family! Check out the following career opportunities: Assistant Professor (University of Northern Iowa) Open Rank Elementary Mathematics Education Position (Texas State University) Assistant Professor, Mathematics (Western Kentucky University) Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona) Postdoctoral Fellow, Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities (Massey University – University of New Zealand)  Director of…

September 18, 2017 Brea Ratliff

On Friday, September 8, in our first meeting during the 2017 Benjamin Banneker Association,Inc. Leadership Retreat, we brainstormed a list of several ideas which would guide the work we would undertake over the next couple of days. This mind map shows the thoughts, questions, and suggestions which came out of that discussion:   As we…

August 13, 2017 Brea Ratliff

Dear BBA Family, The demonstrations, violence and murders which have taken place over the last 24 hours in Charlottesville, VA are a heartbreaking reminder of how far we still must go in the fight for equality and respect in our country. I am personally saddened by the actions of the white supremacists leading these protests,…