Check out this classroom teacher’s set of lesson plans on how to make Physics relevant to students of color.
At the incredible People of Color Conference, I met Moses Rifkin, an outstanding physics teacher at University Prep in Seattle. I learned about the incredible unit he teaches his senior physics students that brilliantly brings lessons about social justice, privilege, and institutional racism into the physics classroom and leads to a measurable change in student understanding and attitudes about these subjects. Moses graciously agreed to write a series of guest posts for this blog about his curriculum and will be speaking to the Global Physics Department on February 18.
For the first four years of my high school teaching career, I felt stuck. I care deeply about making the world a better place – duh…
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