Science Education in Urban Settings : Seeking New Ways of Praxis through Critical Ethnography

@inproceedings{Barton2001ScienceEI,
  title={Science Education in Urban Settings : Seeking New Ways of Praxis through Critical Ethnography},
  author={Angela Calabrese Barton},
  year={2001}
}
The challenges faced in urban science education are deeply rooted in the ongoing struggle for racial, class and gender equity. Part of this struggle is tied to huge differences in class and involves making more equitable the distribution of resources. Another part of this struggle is tied to the rich diversity of children who attend urban schools and involves generating new ways of understanding, valuing, and genuinely incorporating into school-based practices the culture, language, beliefs… CONTINUE READING
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