How place-based science education strategies can support equity for students, teachers, and communities

  • A practice brief with many embedded resources to help educators engage students in place-based learning, including a community asset mapping strategy, how to connect with local scientists, self-documentation technique, and ways to relate Indigenous and Western science knowledge.¬†
  • Use with educators, families, administrators, professional learning providers to help them envision how they might engage all students by learning about locally relevant phenomena in ways that leverage and are respectful to the history and the people of their community.

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People to Contact:

Dr. Philip Bell, UW Institute of Science + Math Education [pbell@uw.edu]

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Citation

Coleman, S., Chinn, P., Morrison, D., & Kaupp, L. (2019). How place-based science education strategies can support equity for students, teachers, and communities. https://stemteachingtools.org/brief/57. University of Washington, STEM Teaching Tools.

Resource Creator
UW Institute of Science + Math Education
Language
English
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CLEAR Environmental Contributor
Last Updated
February 24, 2023
Resource Topic:
Learning Theory
Science Education
K-12 Education
Resource Created on
February 24, 2023