Ghost Net Art Project: Creativity, Community, Environmental Education

In Australia’s far north in the Gulf of Carpentaria, ghost nets (discarded or abandoned fishing nets) are devastating endangered marine life.  Six of the world’s seven marine turtle species swim in these waters and make up 80% of the marine life found caught in the nets (http://www.ghostnets.com.au, 2015). GhostNets Australia was established in 2004 as […]

I teach science. Can I be a multicultural educator?

Source: The National Association for Multicultural Education: Advancing and Advocating for Social Justice & Equity We often hear statements like the following: “Science is a neutral subject.” “Science has nothing to do with culture or politics.” “It’s an objective discipline based on a fixed body of knowledge that has been proven over time.” Most of all, […]