An **equity task **is an activity that makes mathematical instruction more *equitable *by improving:

**Rigor (“I do***rigorous***math”):**Students use clear and precise mathematical language while engaging in challenging mathematical content that extends their understanding.**Diversity (“I do math***in different ways***”):**Students analyze different approaches and cultural contributions to mathematics.**Identity (“I**Students believe they can excel in mathematics by supporting each other while refining mathematical ideas and explaining how mathematics relates to their lives.*believe*I can do math”):**Justice (“I do math**Students use mathematics to recommend actions that make their communities fairer.*to improve my community*”):

We developed a rubric for measuring each of the four components of an equity task.

We describe how we developed the idea of equity tasks in a 2023 Edutopia article called “Incorporating Equity Tasks into Everyday Math Instruction.”

This site is maintained by Bobson Wong and Larisa Bukalov.

See our complete list of equity tasks.