Cornwall, G. (2018, July 22). Applying the Power of Stories to Excite Students About Science. Retrieved August 1, 2018

Ed Kang loved science growing up and ended up earning a Ph.D. in neuroscience. But he left academia to teach high school over 10 years ago, believing one of the reasons students at neighborhood schools (non-magnet) in Chicago dislike science is that they don’t have teachers who are passionate about the subject. While teaching at a high-poverty school on Chicago’s South Side, Kang met his future wife, Amy Schwartzbach-Kang, an English teacher. Amy grew up in a family full of scientists, but found the subject dull, rote and uninspiring.

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