No Such Thing: Education in the Digital Age

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"A Pedagogy of Freedom"

Ep. 66

Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University; where he also serves as Director of the Science Education program and Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. He is the creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement, and author of the award winning book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-hop Generation and the New York Times bestseller For White Folks Who Teach In the Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll too.


For a longer bio, check show notes, and if you haven't heard it, pop back to Episode 58 to listen to my first conversation with Chris and Edmund Adjapong. 


Links from this episode:

Nipsey Hustle: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nipsey_Husslehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm1s2VS9BdyXL9FU4a-W_cQ

Dr. Chris Emdin: https://chrisemdin.com/

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood (And the rest of ya'll too): https://www.amazon.com/White-Folks-Teach-Hood-Rest/dp/0807028029

Computer Science for All, NYC Department of Education: http://cs4all.nyc/

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