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Graphing and mapping patterns of air quality in Los Angeles, California through an environmental justice lens.

Air quality is an environmental issue that impacts everyone in Los Angeles. This activity presents current popular press articles about air pollution and environmental justice and maps and graphs PM pollution in Los Angeles.

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About this Collection

This is a collection of materials that we are asking you to review in advance of the CREEDS meeting. We have set up a discussion forum (you will need to be logged in to read and post) where we can share ideas and questions about these readings in advance of the meeting. 

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Episode 2 of “The Crowd and the Cloud” Series, “Citizens + Scientists”

This episode of the Crowd and the Cloud, hosted by former NASA Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati, highlights four community-led data collection projects. These projects focus on issues of air and water pollution and on how citizens have taken data collection into their own hands to promote awareness and enact change. Though all of these stories are excellent and you are welcome to watch the full episode, we have selected just one project for the pre-workshop preparation (Philly Unleaded), which ends at 21:42.

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Excerpts from the Toolkit for Centering Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration by Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

This toolkit examines how data sharing and integration by governments can be more equitable and transparent and engage communities. The PDF linked above provides an overview of best practices at each stage of the data science process, from planning through dissemination. About a 15 minute read.

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Table 2 in The development of a model of culturally responsive science and mathematics teaching

In this 2013 paper, Cecilia M. Hernandez, Amanda Morales, and Gail Shroyer outline a model for culturally responsive teaching in STEM. Though you are welcome to read through this paper in its entirety, the model is well-summarized in Table 2. You can refer to this table periodically as you consider various approaches implementing culturally responsive pedagogy. See page 20 of the pdf. About a 5 minute read.

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The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast, Episode 78: Four Misconceptions About Culturally Responsive Teaching

Jennifer Gonzalez, the host of “The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast”, interviews Zaretta Hammond in this episode. Zaretta Hammon is the author of the book “Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Brain”. Jenniver and Zaretta discuss what is and is not culturally responsive teaching, helping to clarify common misconceptions held by faculty that prevent them from effectively implementing this teaching approach. The podcast is available on all major podcast apps or the transcript can be read at the link above. About a 45-minute read or listen.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Reflection Guide

This guide, written by Jenny Muñiz, is based on the framework for culturally responsive teaching that was developed by New America in 2019. The framework consists of eight core competencies for culturally responsive teaching. Jenny Muñiz provides brief descriptions of and reflection questions for each of these competencies. About a 25 minute read.

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