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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
Is This “TRE” for Me? A Review of the Literature on Teacher Research Experiences and Impact on K-12 STEM ClassroomsAs today’s world continues to be shaped by science and technology, there is a pressing need to improve public understanding of what constitutes “science” (National Research Council [NRC], 2012). Despite decades of recommendations to involve learners in scientific activities that model authentic science, K–12 teachers still struggle to integrate scientific practices across their curricula (Capps... Read More
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