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Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of STEM Education and Faculty Research Associate, Population Research Center

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

UT Austin

Respect and challenge are the two principles that inform my teaching philosophy.

Respecting students' knowledge, viewpoints and experiences is critical to cultivating a classroom environment where students are actively engaged. And challenging students to confront their own preconceived notions and think critically is equally important in facilitating their learning process.