Episode 53 | ABAR in STEM w/ Liz Kleinrock

Season #2

STEM in not my strength. As a result, I periodically reach out to those in my network that know more than me. Liz Kleinrock popped in to discuss ABAR in STEM.


Classroom Notes:

  • 3 resources for new math teachers
  • Excerpts from her book Start Here, Start Now (including Bob Moses’s quotes)
  • Shifting the lens through which we teach Science and Math
  • Issues that are using science to fuel discrimination


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Liz Kleinrock (she/her) is a Korean-American transracial adoptee, queer, Jewish, antibias and antiracist educator of both children and adults, and creates curriculum for K-12 students, specializing in designing inquiry based units of study. In addition to her work as a classroom teacher, Liz also works with schools and companies to facilitate learning for adults that supports antibias and antiracist practices. In 2018, Liz received the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in 2019 delivered her TED Talk, “How to teach kids to talk about taboo topics." In the spring of 2021, Liz released her first book, Start Here, Start Now: A Guide to Antibias and Antiracist Work in Your School Community with Heinemann Publishing, and is excited to announce the publication of four upcoming children's books with HarperCollins. She currently teaches and resides in Washington DC with her partner and two bunnies.


IG: @teachandtransform

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