Point of View: Can We Teach Science in a More Culturally Responsive Way Without Sacrificing Time or Content?

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This column shares reflections or thoughtful opinions on issues of broad interest to the community. In this issue the authors describe how they discovered that by incorporating culturally relevant analogies and examples into our classrooms, it was possible to help students visualize the course material more effectively, while at the same time bridging the gap between Organic Chemistry and students’ cultural backgrounds and real-life experiences.

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  • College
Publication Date
7/1/2018

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  • on Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:51 AM

This is a well-written opinion piece. I appreciate the examples of cultural infusion into the courses, both in the POV and in the supplemental material. I am curious how those who are not up to speed on pop culture might respond to these, though.

Emily Faulconer  (Archer, FL)
Emily Faulconer (Archer, FL)


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