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GBH "Framework for Diversity and Equity in K-12 Science Educational Media"

Updated on February 16, 2021 - 5:44 PM CST
Posted on December 22, 2020 - 3:12 PM CST

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Posting GBH's Framework for Diversity and Equity in K-12 Science Educational Media Final Report The Framework consists of five parts:

  • Part I, A Summary of Diversity and Equity Research, summarizes key research in diversity and equity related to four themes identified by the advisory group.
  • Part II, Practices that Support Diversity and Equity in K-12 Education, identifies practices that support diversity and equity in science education that are grounded in the research literature. This section includes practices and examples of how the practices can be enacted. 
  • Part III, A Review of Media Resources that Support Diversity and Equity in Science Education, contains a review of media resources that exemplify aspects of diversity and equity. This review guided the development of the Design Principles for Diversity and Equity in K-12 Science Educational Media, outlined in Part IV. 
  • Part IV, Design Principles for Diversity and Equity in K-12 Science Educational Media, is meant to guide the development of science educational media to support equity and diversity.
  • Part V, A Summary of BUAC Sample Resource Review, summarizes the Collection’s strength and opportunities for improvement, based on an analysis of a selection of BUAC resources.
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