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About Dr. Pamela Seda
Dr. Pamela Seda is an educational consultant with over 30 years of educational experience. She is the owner of Seda Educational Consulting, creator of The VANG Game math card game, and co-author of the book, Choosing to See: A Framework for Equity in the Math Classroom. Dr. Seda has held various positions in mathematics education including high school mathematics teacher, math instructional coach, college math instructor, and district math supervisor. She currently serves as the Professional Learning Director for NCSM Leadership in Mathematics Education, and Treasurer for the Benjamin Banneker Association. Dr. Seda is passionate about changing how students experience mathematics, especially those from marginalized groups, and advocates for mathematics instruction that develops all students as mathematical thinkers and problem-solvers.
About The LP: Literature in Practice
UnboundEd's goal is to instill the GLEAM™ (Grade-Level, Engaging, Affirming, and Meaningful) instructional framework into classrooms across the nation with professional development, curated programs, and now with a brand new podcast series, The LP: Literature in Practice. Host Brandon White interviews the authors of today’s thought-provoking educational literature and connects the text to GLEAM.
About Brandon White
Brandon White is a former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. He has worked for seven years as a servant leader intern and site coordinator for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Summer Literacy Programs in Rochester. He has also advocated for these practices through his participation in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Advisory Council and through providing professional development at BMGF-sponsored Elevate and Celebrate Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Conferences.
ResourcesPodcast: The Mindful Math Podcast by Chrissy Allison
Blog: Strategies for Instituting Equitable Math Instruction by Rolanda Baldwin and Dionne Aminata
Video Presentation: Equity, Inclusion, and Antiblackness in Mathematics by Danny Martin
Book: The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics by George Gheverghese Joseph
Article: Rehumanizing Mathematics for Black, Indigenous, and Latinx Students by Imani Goffney, Rochelle Gutierrez, Melissa Boston