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Childs, Ann – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
This article responds to Yuli Rahmawati and Peter Charles Taylor's piece and explores my role as a science teacher, science teacher educator and researcher in two contexts, Sierra Leone and Bhutan. In the first part of the article I reflect on my 3 years as a science teacher in Sierra Leone and demonstrate resonances with Yuli's accounts of…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Professional Identity, Cultural Influences, Science Education
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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2017
This article is a response to Kassam, Avery, and Ruelle's insights as presented in this forum on rural science education. Topics considered include troubling the urban/rural divide in the context of Indigenous knowledge and expanding to include the common Canadian notion of the "remote," a designation rooted in our national colonial…
Descriptors: Activism, Rural Areas, Urban Areas, American Indians
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Haque, Shirin; Sharma, Deva – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2016
A comprehensive history of Astronomy should show in reasonable chronological order, the contributions from wherever they arise in the world, once they are reliably documented. However, the authors note that consistently, the extremely rich contributions from Ancient Indian scholars like Aryabatha and Bhramagupta are omitted in Eurocentric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Astronomy, Cultural Influences, Science Education
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Logan, Marianne R.; Russell, Joshua J. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2016
Can science curricula truly cultivate morals and values towards nature? This is the question that is raised by Carolina Castano Rodriguez in her critique of the new Australian Science curriculum. In this response to Castano Rodriguez's paper we ask two questions relating to: the influence of curricula on the relationships of children and other…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Caring, Animals
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Banner, Indira – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2016
Susan Harper writes about how a cross-cultural learning community can be formed where people from different cultures are not simply assimilated into a school science community but are seen and heard. This makes learning reciprocal and meaningful for both recent refugees and the dominant population. Although maybe not refugees, students from poorer…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education, Science Education, Foreign Countries
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Martins, Isabel; de Souza Barros, Susana – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2015
"Ciência em Tela" is an open access Brazilian science teacher education online journal that has been published twice a year since 2008 and which encourages the participation of professionals with different backgrounds and the submission of a variety of textual genres, besides research papers. Another feature is that the journal includes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Electronic Publishing, Periodicals