Online Article

I Teach Science. Can I Be a Multicultural Educator?

Content Areas:
Science, STEM
diversity, multicultural education

Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element B: Teachers demonstrate an awareness of, a commitment to, and a respect for multiple aspects of diversity, while working toward common goals as a community of learners.

Science is often considered a neutral subject without any role for a multicultural focus. This article shares some strategies for being a teacher that is committed to multiple aspects of diversity in the science classroom.