Indigenous Mathematicians: Roberta and Jodie Hunter
Jodie and Roberta are a mother/daughter duo both from Institute of Education at Massey University in New Zealand with Cook Island roots.
Dr. Jodie Hunter is an Associate Professor and teaches papers in the area of Mathematics Education and Pasifika education. She has previously worked in the area of mathematics education at Plymouth University, UK in the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching and Learning. Her research interests include effective mathematics teaching and culturally responsive teaching for Pasifika learners.
Dr. Roberta Hunter is a Professor of Pāsifika Education Studies. Her research explores ambitious teaching; mathematical practices; communication and participation; and strength based and culturally sustaining practices in mathematics classrooms. Her most recent research has examined the mathematical practices students use as they work on problems embedded in social justice contexts.
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