Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation Paperback – Feb 25 2010


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback
CDN$ 33.01 CDN$ 19.94

See more ▸ Deals on Books

click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 142 pages
  • Publisher: Sense Pub (Feb. 25 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9087909861
  • ISBN-13: 978-9087909864
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 0.8 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 181 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,232,294 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

2014 White House "Champion of Change" - African American History Month STEM Access And Diversity
Christopher Emdin is among ten individuals honored for their work in supporting and accelerating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) opportunities for African American students, schools and communities. Click here for more.
BOOK REVIEW EXCERPTS:
"A must-read for all educators, particularly science education teachers who serve asinstructors in any STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) related fields. Although this work is geared towards scientists, those who work as social science educators can consider ways of expanding their teaching methodologies as a result of internalizing this book. Christopher Emdin is to be applauded for his unwavering commitment to improving achievement for all students, particularly minority students. "--education review // reseñas educativas (Nov 2011)
"And if I dare say so, Dr. Chris Emdin might be best described as the Godfather of Hip-Hop Education. . . He's a science educator and focuses on how to engage youth and hip hop audiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Just. Pure. AWESOMESAUCE! I tell you. "--DNLee, in her blog The Urban Scientist, at blogs. scientificamerican.com
"Provides a fascinating look at some of the reasons for the disconnect between science educators and urban youths that goes beyond other works focused on urban youths. . . Emdin adds an important perspective to the growing discourse on the role of the student and student culture in science teaching and learning. As students and teachers continue to struggle in urban schools, and educational researchers probe for answers, understanding "hip-hop and its relation to science" (p. 116) can serve to make sense out of complexity and positively transform urban education. "--Democracy &


No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 3.8 out of 5 stars 9 reviews
casey whiskers
5.0 out of 5 starsIf you're a teacher in a city and are interested ...
September 27, 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
3 people found this helpful.
Lily
5.0 out of 5 starsMagnificent book that bring in the reality of our public ...
October 18, 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful.
LM Walkowicz
5.0 out of 5 starsInformative & Thought-Provoking
December 28, 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
4 people found this helpful.
Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 starsOne Star
February 13, 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsFive Stars
July 30, 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery & Returns

Need Help?