The (ES)2 STEM Learning Lab conducts research centered around the STEM learning of students of African descent. Specifically we focus on STEM education as a vehicle for improving the social condition of African people. Areas of work in this research program include:

  • Development of socially transformative STEM education materials for K-12 students and teachers,

  • Explorations of what happens when students and teachers encounter socially transformative STEM curricula,

  • Explorations of the conditions that mitigate against socially transformative STEM education, and

  • Advocacy for curriculum, instruction, and educational structures that are conducive to socially transformative STEM curricula.

  • To be a part of this movement...

 Jomo Mutegi, Jada Phelps, and Vanessa Pitts Bannister published an essay on hip hop based pedagogy and systemic racism in Teachers College Record. Jomo discusses the article on TCR's Vialogues. Please visit, comment and share!