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Empowering science and mathematics education in urban schools

Author: Edna Tan; Angela Calabrese Barton; Maura Varley Gutiérrez; Erin E Turner
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Effective maths and science education is not equally available to all students, with some of the poorest students - those who would benefit most - going egregiously underserved. This ongoing problem with education highlights one of the core causes of the widening class gap. While this educational inequality can be attributed to a number of economic and political causes, this book demonstrates that it is augmented by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tan, Edna.
Empowering science and mathematics education in urban schools.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012
(DLC) 2012011666
(OCoLC)756577801
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edna Tan; Angela Calabrese Barton; Maura Varley Gutiérrez; Erin E Turner
ISBN: 9780226037998 0226037991 128216645X 9781282166455
OCLC Number: 802262023
Credits: Access is restricted to users affiliated with licensed institutions.
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents: Changing the discourse on equity and math and science for all --
Empowering teaching and learning in math and science education --
Critical mathematical agency in the overcrowding at Francis Middle School project --
A narrative pedagogy for critical science literacy --
Becoming an expert: critical engagement with science and the community --
Community spaces as a part of hybrid math learning spaces: integrating multiple funds of knowledge --
Hybrid spaces for empowering learning in math and science.
Responsibility: Edna Tan and Angela Calabrese Barton with Erin E. Turner and Maura Varley Gutiérrez.
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Math and science hold powerful places in contemporary society, setting the foundations for entry into some of the most robust and highest-paying industries. However, effective math and science  Read more...

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