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Drexel CASTLE Seminar with Catherine Paolucci, PhD, Associate Professor
Start Date: 4/24/2018Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 4/24/2018End Time: 3:00 PM

Event Description
Social, political, and cultural factors play an important role in mathematics education and shape students’ beliefs about their own potential for further studies and careers in STEM fields. This presentation will address some of the challenges created by these factors in a range of educational contexts, with a particular focus on the barriers they can create for students from diverse backgrounds. During this interactive discussion, we will also explore concrete examples of how mathematics teachers and teacher educators can turn these challenges into opportunities to engage their students and colleagues in new ways to promote rich, integrated STEM learning.
Contact Information:
Name: Marisa Dietrich
Phone: 215-571-3233
Email: mad467@drexel.edu
Drexel CASTLE: Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence
3401 Market Street
Suite 110
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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