Category Archives: inclusive classroom

How can we keep students engaged in science?

Recently, we struck up a conversation with a Northwestern undergraduate.  This young woman had been a top student in high school and had excelled in science. After a quarter of college science courses, though, she was discouraged.  She felt lost … Continue reading

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Helping all students learn in a diverse classroom

We’ve probably never had an instructor say,  “I feel totally comfortable teaching in a diverse classroom.”  Teachers can feel worried about saying something that could be construed as biased, about underrepresented students not feeling comfortable speaking, about inadvertently doing something … Continue reading

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