Toward Equity and Justice: Many Different Voices, Cultures, and Languages in Science Education Research for Quality Science Learning and Teaching
April 14 - 17, 2016
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Plenary Session Speaker
Arnetha F. Ball
Professor, Graduate School of Education and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Language
Stanford University, USA
Equity, Justice and Generativity in Education Research for Quality Teaching and Learning
Abstract: As society's problems become increasingly complex, the world needs a different kind of educational researcher to address its thorniest problems and to plot a course for educating a new generation of global thinkers, equipped with the knowledge and skills to address today's complex challenges. In this talk, Dr. Ball draws on recent research and her Model of Generative Change to share lessons learned about practices needed to engage learners across cultures; principles that guide how we teach; and paradigms to contemplate when restructuring for students who offer creative solutions and teachers who are generative thinking pedagogical problem solvers.
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