Nikki Lineham

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Nikki Lineham is a non-Indigenous math teacher in Lekwungen territory (Victoria, BC) who has been mentoring math teachers for over 13 years. Nikki is also co-founder of Educating Now, an online resource for teachers, as a way to support teachers in learning to use manipulatives, visuals, and language to support students in developing deeper math understanding. Her passion stems from watching students, teachers, and parents learn to understand math conceptually and the resulting growth in confidence, achievement and love for math. Nikki completed a post-graduate certificate in ethnomathemtics at the University of Hawaii in 2019 and is currently working on her PhD at the University of Victoria focusing on culturally sustaining/revitalizing math teaching.