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Creating and Maintaining an Equitable Science
Los Angeles Convention Center - 408B
STEM classrooms should establish a welcoming environment
in which all individuals can use their cultural knowledge and practices to make
sense of the world.
Takeaways: 1. A shared understanding of equity and social justice in science classrooms and STEM communities; 2. Approaches to identify and honor student-lived experiences and cultures; and 3. Challenge conventional notions of what counts as science.
Jon Kovach (UCLA Science Project: Los Angeles, CA)