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Equity means ensuring all students of any sex, gender identity and/or expression, or sexual orientation—regardless of racial or ethnic background or ability—are empowered, challenged, supported, and provided full access to become successful science learners.

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Assessment of Demographic Biases Associated With the Ground Rules System in a Large Undergraduate Engineering Course

Despite more women and underrepresented students entering engineering, there are still gaps in achievement. A potential remedy is to establish equit...

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Medical and cancer-STEM education for underrepresented minority elementary school students in Audiology, Gastroenterology and Osteology/Orthopedics

The goal of the University of Southern California (USC)/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center funded Wonderkids Program is to develop medical and cancer ...

 

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Creating Equity for Black Science Students

Creating equity for Black science students requires deep listening and can be achieved with phenomenological qualitative research and a community of i...

 

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Making Science Accessible for All

It’s time for a change in mindset. We must shift our focus toward recognizing the assets and strengths of our students as a pivotal starting point. ...

 

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How Can We Make Our Students’ Thinking Visible?

Understanding our students’ thinking is paramount to moving a lesson forward and seeing where misconceptions exist. By providing particular prompts,...

 

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Science in Preschool, Part 1: Leveraging the Power of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with Consideration to Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)

This two-part article will describe four powerful key ideas embedded in the Framework and the NGSS and ways in which early educators might leverage th...

 

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STEM Learning is for Everyone!

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Supporting Inclusive Science Classrooms: Strategies to Improve Accessibility and Engagement for Students with Exceptionalities

This article explores a lesson on structure and function in an inclusive first grade classroom. The class is co-taught by a general and special educat...

 

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Promoting Meaningful and Equitable Modeling Practices in Online Science Instruction

Many elementary science teachers have faced some challenges in implementing meaningful and equitable modeling practices in online science instruction ...

 

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Equitable from the Start: Strategies for Making Science Relevant, Engaging, and Accessible

Equalizing opportunities for students to learn science and engineering in the ways described in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) requires ...

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