ANTH 4306/6306 Anthropology of Borders



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Interview with Annette Garcia focusing on experiences with mathematics at a border institution. The interview explores potential impacts of teaching mathematical courses with a practical approach rooted in the culture of the Borderlands people. Annette reflects on her background, multilingualism, academic pursuits, and experiences with math courses, both in high school and college. She discusses the teaching approaches, cultural relevance, and potential benefits of incorporating cultural references into math content. Annette also shares insights on the prospect of math courses being taught in Spanish and proposes a math problem integrating US-Mexico border culture. Overall, the interview provides valuable perspectives on the intersection of mathematics education and cultural relevance in border communities.

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Interview with Annette Garcia