Same School , Separate Worlds : A Sociocultural Study of Identity , Resistance , and Negotiation in a Rural , Lower Track Science Classroom

@inproceedings{Gilbert2000SameS,
  title={Same School , Separate Worlds : A Sociocultural Study of Identity , Resistance , and Negotiation in a Rural , Lower Track Science Classroom},
  author={Andrew Gilbert and Randy Yerrick},
  year={2000}
}
This ethnographic study examined how rural, lower track, underrepresented students made sense of their place in school and what role school science played in their cultural reproduction. The objectives of the study were to identify key components of science classroom discourse, analyze means of negotiating these components, and explicate participants' beliefs and roles in de®ning microcultural identities speci®c to rural, underrepresented school contexts. Eight students and their teacher… CONTINUE READING