Equity-oriented STEM-rich making among youth from historically marginalized communities

  title={Equity-oriented STEM-rich making among youth from historically marginalized communities},
  author={Angela Calabrese Barton and Edna Tan},
  journal={Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Creativity and Fabrication in Education},
  • A. Barton, Edna Tan
  • Published 21 October 2017
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Creativity and Fabrication in Education
We investigated the ways in which youth makers from two low-income urban communities engaged in sustained STEM-rich, making towards making a difference in their communities. Drawing upon a mobilities of learning framework and four years of ethnographic data across two making spaces, we found that as youth engaged with community across their making efforts, they foregrounded their relationality to communities in their design work, both within activities and across timescales. We also found that… Expand
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