Yolanda Parker shares how she helps her students, including prospective mathematics teachers, get more comfortable with their mathematical identity and develop a relationship with mathematics. She advocates for the use of manipulative materials, and works to engage students in discussion to build their understanding.
Yolanda is a Professor in the Mathematics Department at Tarrant County College, South Campus. In 2017, she was one of ten women selected by the National Society of Black Engineers DFW chapter for the "Hidden Figures of Dallas: Top Women of of Color in STEM" award.
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