Dr. Kari Kokka bio | Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, UNLV
Social Justice Mathematics and Science Curricular Resources for K-12 Teachers compiled by Dr. Kari Kokka
Kokka, K. (2023). Healing-Centered Educator Activism in Mathematics Actualized by Women of Color Mathematics Teacher Activists. Equity and Excellence in Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/10665684.2022.2158391
Gutiérrez, R., Myers, M., & Kokka, K. (2023). The stories we tell: Why unpacking narratives of mathematics is important for teacher conocimiento. The Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 70, 101025. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmathb.2022.101025
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NSF CAREER 2021-2026 Partnering with Teachers and Students to Engage in Mathematical Inquiry about Relevant Social Issues
Spencer Foundation Project with Drs. Rochelle Gutiérrez and Marrielle Myers: Political Conocimiento in Teaching Mathematics: Preparing Teachers to Advocate for Students
NSF (I've cycled off of this project to focus on my NSF CAREER and Spencer projects) Student Engagement in Mathematics: A Longitudinal Study of Classroom and Psychosocial Processes
Radical Math Talk Episode #20 "Social Justice in the Math Classroom" (Dr. Kari Kokka) YouTube Video
Radical Math Talk Episode #20 "Social Justice in the Math Classroom" (Dr. Kari Kokka) Podcast Audio
Pitt Education’s Kari Kokka receives grant from the National Science Foundation
Abolition Science podcast interview on Social Justice Mathematics & Teacher Activism
A Word on Statistics ft. Kari Kokka [Podcast episode] Under the Tree: A Seminar on Freedom with Bill Ayers
Leading Equity Podcast Interview Creating Student Activists Through Social Justice Mathematics with Dr. Kari Kokka
Abolition Science Podcast Interview with Organizers of the Creating Balance in an Unjust World Conference on STEAMM Education and Social Justice
TODOS Podcast with Briana Rodriguez and Dr. Maria Zavala
Justice Teaching in STEM webinar with Dean Valerie Kinloch, Dr. Kari Kokka, Michelle Cody, and Dr. ReAnna Roby [passcode 1I&0Km?=]
Media Coverage of the BLM in Schools Events I organized with links to videos [Feb 2021]
Media Coverage of the Pitt Social Justice Curriculum Fair I organized [April 2021]
Kokka, K. (2022). Toward a Theory of Affective Pedagogical Goals for Social Justice Mathematics. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 53(2), 133-153.
Rodriguez, B.K.N. & Kokka, K. (2021). Doing as the Trees Do: Two Femmes of Color Resisting Institutional Violence. The Journal of Educational Foundations 34(1), 132-150.
Kokka, K. (2020). Social Justice Pedagogy for Whom? Developing Privileged Students’ Critical Mathematics Consciousness. The Urban Review 52(2), 778-803. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11256-020-00578-8
Kokka, K., & Chao, T. (2020). ‘How I show up for Brown and Black students’: Asian American Male Mathematics Teachers Seeking Solidarity.” Race Ethnicity and Education, 23(3), 432-453.
Kokka, K. (2019). Healing-Informed Social Justice Mathematics: Promoting Students’ Sociopolitical Consciousness and Well-Being in Mathematics Class. Urban Education, 54(9), 1179-1209.
Kokka, K. (2018). Radical STEM Teacher Activism: Collaborative Organizing to Sustain Social Justice Pedagogy in STEM fields. The Journal of Educational Foundations, 31(1,2), 86- 113.
Kokka, K. (2016). Urban teacher longevity: What keeps teachers of color in one under-resourced urban school?. Teaching and Teacher Education, 59, 169-179. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2016.05.014
Kokka, K. (2015). Addressing Dilemmas of Social Justice Mathematics Instruction through Collaboration of Students, Educators, and Researchers. Educational Considerations, 42(3), 13-21.
Creating Balance Conference on STEAMM Education and Social Justice (Please join us for the next conference in January 2024 | SF or Honolulu)
Radical STEMM Educators of the Bay Area