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Can culturally responsive lessons boost STEM diversity?
11/20/2020

To help encourage more Black and Latina female students to pursue STEM careers, teachers are introducing culturally responsive instruction -- more typically used in English and history courses -- in math and science. Maggie Waldner, an elementary-school teacher in Colorado, suggests hands-on lessons that relate to students' experiences, including teaching math problems as stories and asking students to retell the story before solving it.

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