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Inspiring curiosity and creativity through mathematics

The San Diego County Office of Education provides direct services to districts, collaborates with projects and agencies, disseminates materials and resources to support K-12 mathematics literacy, and supports student achievement through district, region, and state professional development programs. These activities provide the ongoing training in methodology, curriculum, technology, and assessment that teachers need to provide students throughout the county with a quality mathematics education.


Join Audrey Mendivil and Mark Alcorn in an asynchronous book club for teachers and leaders. Read along with us by either previewing or reviewing a chapter of the selected book in the podcast and continue the conversation on Twitter using #SumMathChat or email us at New episodes air on Fridays.

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Imagine if math classrooms were spaces where students with disabilities could discover their power and potential and be appreciated for their many strengths. Join us as we read Rethinking Disability and Mathematics: A UDL math classroom guide for grades K-8, by Rachel Lambert, and discuss how we transform our classrooms to make math accessible and engaging for a wider group of learners.

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What would it look like to center mathematics as a humanizing endeavor? How might putting students and their humanity at the heart of mathematics education result in more engaged, meaningful and joyful learning? Join us as we read and discuss Cultivating Mathematical Hearts: Culturally responsive mathematics teaching in elementary classrooms by Maria del Rosario Zavala and Julia Maria Aquirre, to seek answers to these questions for TK-12 audience of educators.

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Most educators have spent time thinking about the ways we learn, but how many of us have spent time thinking about the ways we unlearn? Join us as we read Unlearning: Changing your beliefs and our classroom with UDL by Allison Posey and Katie Novak and discover ways to unlearn the beliefs, assumptions and teaching practices that are no longer serving our students well in math classes.

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Audrey Mendivil

District Advisor, Curr & Instr
Linda Vista Campus

Mark Alcorn

Coordinator, Instr & Curr Cont
Linda Vista Campus

Cara Hetrick

Coordinator, Instr & Curr Cont
Linda Vista Campus

Libia Gonzalez

Administrative Assistant I
Linda Vista Campus