2022 Chicago National Conference

July 21-23, 2022

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Importance of incorporating cultural standards in science instruction - Rural West Alaska as a case study.

Friday, July 22 • 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

McCormick Place - Exhibit Hall, Poster Session Area, Table 18

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Official Booklet of Alaska Education Cultural Standards
28 page document describing the cultural standards used to complement Education in Alaska

STRAND: Strategies for Creating Inclusive Science and STEM Learning Environments

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Alaska has cultural standards take an important role in science instruction. Using rural Alaska for case studies, learn how cultural standards can enhance science teaching.

Session participants will learn: 1. what cultural standards are; 2. how they were applied in instruction in several sites in the YK Delta in Alaska; and 3. how the proper application of cultural standards can be applied in any setting with any demographic group.

Andrew West (Lower Kuskokwim School District: Bethel, AK)

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