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Ryoo, J. J. (2015). Connecting formal and informal science learning through school-community partnerships: An ISE research brief discussing Bouillion & Gomez, “Connecting school and community with science learning: Real world problems and school-community partnerships as contextual scaffolds.” Retrieved from http://relatingresearchtopractice.org/article/380
To improve science education for culturally and linguistically diverse students, schools and communities can create “mutual benefit partnerships” to identify and address local problems. The example of the Chicago River Project illustrates how such partnerships can connect formal learning contexts with the rich ways communities experience...