Publication Date: September 13, 2003
How might science education reflect the values of a socially just and democratic society? How do urban youth living in poverty construct science in their lives in ways that are enriching, empowering, and transformative? Using a combination of in-depth case studies and rigorous theory, this volume:
Angela Calabrese Barton is an associate professor of science education at Teachers College, Columbia University and the author of Feminist Science Education, Jason L. Ermer is a math and computer science educator in the Kealing Junior High School Magnet Program in Austin, Texas, Tanahia A. Burkett is an elementary school teacher in the New Orleans Parish public schools, and Margery D. Osborne is an associate professor of science education at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.