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How to Center Equity and Humanize the Process of Coming Back Together: A Focus on Joy and Justice in STEM EducationListen to Dr. Kirkland’s presentation at the Noyce Summit. It would be an understatement to say that we are living through life-changing and challenging times. We are facing multiple pandemics: the health crisis precipitated by COVID; the social crisis reignited by the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd; and the economic crisis... Read More
Unconscious Bias in the Classroom: How Cultural Stereotypes Affect Teachers’ Assessment of Students’ Math AbilitiesThere are troubling, persistent achievement gaps among students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds in the United States. In addition, women and people of color are underrepresented in STEM-related fields, which contributes to the wealth and wage inequity in our society. Cultural stereotypes, for example, that mathematics requires natural ability or that certain groups have... Read More
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STEM Professional Development That Works | November 13, 2019
Opportunity to Learn Mathematics: Time, Task, & Talk | October 9, 2019
Reflecting On Our Roots – Part Seventeen: Teachers for the 21st Century | September 13, 2018