### Culturally Sustaining Teaching

K-12 students come from a wide range of races, ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds. Effective tutors are prepared to teach and reach all learners. This section contains resources to support math tutors in culturally sustaining teaching.

**Cultural Proficiency**

Resources for building and supporting cultural awareness, sustaining culture, reducing and disrupting bias, and enhancing student identities in the educational process.

- Checking for Bias
- Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education
- Developing Your Cultural Awareness
- Dismantling Mathematics Microaggressions
- Including Voice in Education: Addressing Equity Through Student and Family Voice

**Culturally Responsive Teaching**

Mathematics education guides and resources intended to capitalize on the knowledge, culture, and ways of being of students.

- Learner Variability Project in the Field: A Guide for Culturally Responsive Practice
- Teaching STEM in Ways that Respect and Build Upon Indigenous People’s Rights

**Equity**

Resources and a framework to support centering equity in mathematics teaching and learning.

- Centering Equity During Pandemic Recovery
- Digital Equity Considerations: Advancing Digital Equity for All
- Dimensions of Equity
- Equitable Mathematics Instruction

**Learning for Justice**

Articles, guides, lessons, films, and webinars to support educators, leaders, and other stakeholders in educating youth and can be applied to math tutoring.

**Social Justice Math**

Resources and examples of teaching societal injustices through mathematics.

### Equitable Math Teaching

Effective math tutors intentionally examine their actions, mindsets, and values and consider how these factors impact their math teaching. Effective math tutors apply an equity lens to tutoring resources, strategies, and practices in order to create safe learning environments for all students. The resources in this section provide guidance in creating equity in math instruction.

**Equitable Math Practices**

Resources for establishing an equitable math learning environment in which all students can experience high quality instruction.

- 4 Go-To Learner-Centered Routines to Bolster Math Discussions, In-Person and Online
- Agency and Voice: A Push for Greater Equity and What it Looks Like in Math
- Using 4 Learner-Centered Routines to Build Positive Math Identity in Equitable Classrooms

### Math for Multilingual Learners

Culture and confidence as a math learner are two important aspects to consider when working with multilingual learners. The resources in this section provide tools for teaching mathematics to linguistically diverse learners.

**Middle Grades Multilingual Learners**

Middle grades specific math teaching and learning strategies to support the success of multilingual learners.

- Information for Mathematics Educators of Students Who are English Learners in Grades 6 - 8
- Middle Grades Mathematics Instruction for Multilingual Learners: Strategies for Success

**Research**

Podcast discussion on teaching mathematics to multilingual students and issues of immigration.

### Relationship-Building

This section contains resources for supporting relationship building between tutor, students, and caregivers. Building effective relationships establishes trust that leads to student willingness to engage in productive struggle that in turn leads to math learning development and confidence as a math learner.

Resources for building relationships with students and creating a sense of belonging in the learning environment.

- Creating a Sense of Belonging: A Critical Need for Student Engagement and Success
- Critical Mentorship - A Practical Guide
- Empowering Students to Develop an Academic Identity
- Relationship Strategy for Addressing Challenging Behavior
- Tapping Into Compassion When Students Push Your Buttons
- Tutoring Toolkit: Relationship - Building

### Social Emotional Learning

Effective tutors incorporate social and emotional learning (SEL) into their tutoring practices. This section includes specific resources and guidance to support incorporating social emotional learning into math tutoring.

**SEL Explained**

Learn what SEL is and why we need to consider SEL when creating equitable learning spaces during math tutoring.

**The Impact of SEL on Math Learning**

Math learning provides many opportunities to develop SEL skills in students. The resources below provide ways math educators can incorporate SEL strategies into their tutoring practice.