A Culture of Margins for Equity

This is the third in a year-long series of blogs about the Nature of Science and Culture in the Classroom. Be sure to read our previous blog post in the series from May. For many, August is a time of anticipation and excitement about the coming year. This August, like last August, is again unprecedented …

A Culture of Talking for Equity

This is the second in a year-long series of blogs about the Nature of Science and Culture in the Classroom. Be sure to read the first blog in the series from February. Happy Spring everyone! In February, I invited you all to come with me on a year-long journey of discovery. Using Black History Month …

What Does Equity Mean in the Next Generation Science Standards?

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) emphasizes equity, that is, making its vision accessible to all students, K through 12. The framework’s goal is to provide students — regardless of race, gender, or socioeconomic circumstances — with the opportunity to be successful in their science and engineering coursework. With equitable access to high quality science education, …