Centring Learning Around the Margins - Equity & science education

Equity is a term that many educators working in K20 science education seem to understand intuitively, but all understand, differently. Join me and BCScTA teacher-members for a facilitated discussion as we explore the elusive meaning; examine why it matters to science education; learn how to foster equity in science learning environments; and transform our practice by moving the margins to the centre aided by new tools and strategies.

Target Audience

Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Sessions

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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    Janice Williams

    Janice Williams is a certified science teacher, MIE Trainer, and education consultant. She is an animated speaker passionate about connecting the world-of-school to the world-of-work through competency-based ecosystems of learning. Janice is committed to making science accessible to everyone and does so by serving on the Let’s Talk Science Board of Directors, and as a STAO volunteer chairing the Exhibits Committee for the annual STAO conference. She envisions a future where science education enables all learners to solve personally meaningful problems and make important science-related decisions to sustain just and equitable societies.

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