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Christopher Emdin

Professor of Science Education & Author

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 Christopher Emdin Biography

Christopher Emdin is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. The creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement and Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S., author of the award-winning book Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation and the New York Times Best Seller, For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll Too. Emdin was named the 2015 Multicultural Educator of the Year by the National Association of Multicultural Educators and has been honored as a STEM Access Champion of Change by the White House under President Obama. In addition to teaching, he served as a Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the US Department of Energy.

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  • The Crisis of Urban Education

    In this presentation, Dr. Christopher Emdin lays out the current and ever-evolving sociopolitical and "in the trenches" landscape of urban education, outlines the reasons for our current national challenges, and offers research-based but often underexplored solutions. This speech explores the public/private battle in urban education, challenges of teacher training and recruitment, national policy, the newly developed common core learning standards, and new possibilities.

  • Teaching & Learning from the Student's Standpoint

    In an age where terms like "multiculturalism" and "cultural relevance" have been littered across the educational landscape, teachers and administrators still have a challenging time implementing instructional approaches/tools that meet the needs of a diverse student population. Education speaker Christopher Emdin explores the current educational buzz words, bridges the divides between theory and practice, and provides tangible tools for educators on improving their practice.

  • Hip-Hop & Education

    Keynote speaker Christopher Emdin explores the concept of hip-hop education and discusses what works and what doesn't in this growing field. He outlines research-based ways that hip-hop culture can be used in education and discusses the pitfalls of hip-hop education that are rarely discussed by scholars, researchers, and a growing "hip-hop intellectual" audience. In this speech, Dr. Emdin critiques hip-hop while discussing its immense political and social potential.

  • Rethinking Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

    Dr. Christopher Emdin explores participation and engagement in STEM fields and the ways that the education culture tracks students out of success in these disciplines. He uncovers reasons for youth disinterest in school and the STEM disciplines and how we can look for new educational approaches that foster participation and engagement in STEM without sacrificing rigor and content. This speech discusses what it takes to be a scientist; how educators, parents, and the general public can hone those skills in youth; and why we have no choice but to re-focus on creating a new STEM generation.

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Christopher Emdin

Professor of Science Education & Author

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Christopher Emdin Biography

Christopher Emdin is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. The creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement and Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S., author of the award-winning book Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation and the New York Times Best Seller, For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll Too. Emdin was named the 2015 Multicultural Educator of the Year by the National Association of Multicultural Educators and has been honored as a STEM Access Champion of Change by the White House under President Obama. In addition to teaching, he served as a Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the US Department of Energy.

Christopher Emdin Videos

  • Teaching & Being Rachetdemic | Christopher Emdin | TEDxBerkeley ...
    Christopher Emdin reveals how he aims to bridge the seemingly disparate worlds of the ivory tower and the hood in his talk, "Teaching & Being ...
  • Christopher Emdin | We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your ...
    SXSWedu 2017 opening keynote. Merging theory and practice, connecting contemporary issues to historical ones, and providing a deep ...
  • Empowering Children through Urban Education:TEDxColumbiaSIPA

Christopher Emdin Speaking Topics

  • The Crisis of Urban Education

    In this presentation, Dr. Christopher Emdin lays out the current and ever-evolving sociopolitical and "in the trenches" landscape of urban education, outlines the reasons for our current national challenges, and offers research-based but often underexplored solutions. This speech explores the public/private battle in urban education, challenges of teacher training and recruitment, national policy, the newly developed common core learning standards, and new possibilities.

  • Teaching & Learning from the Student's Standpoint

    In an age where terms like "multiculturalism" and "cultural relevance" have been littered across the educational landscape, teachers and administrators still have a challenging time implementing instructional approaches/tools that meet the needs of a diverse student population. Education speaker Christopher Emdin explores the current educational buzz words, bridges the divides between theory and practice, and provides tangible tools for educators on improving their practice.

  • Hip-Hop & Education

    Keynote speaker Christopher Emdin explores the concept of hip-hop education and discusses what works and what doesn't in this growing field. He outlines research-based ways that hip-hop culture can be used in education and discusses the pitfalls of hip-hop education that are rarely discussed by scholars, researchers, and a growing "hip-hop intellectual" audience. In this speech, Dr. Emdin critiques hip-hop while discussing its immense political and social potential.

  • Rethinking Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

    Dr. Christopher Emdin explores participation and engagement in STEM fields and the ways that the education culture tracks students out of success in these disciplines. He uncovers reasons for youth disinterest in school and the STEM disciplines and how we can look for new educational approaches that foster participation and engagement in STEM without sacrificing rigor and content. This speech discusses what it takes to be a scientist; how educators, parents, and the general public can hone those skills in youth; and why we have no choice but to re-focus on creating a new STEM generation.

FAQs on booking Christopher Emdin

  • How to book Christopher Emdin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Christopher Emdin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Christopher Emdin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Christopher Emdin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Christopher Emdin?

    Booking fees for Christopher Emdin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Christopher Emdin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Christopher Emdin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Christopher Emdin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Christopher Emdin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Christopher Emdin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Christopher Emdin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Christopher Emdin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Christopher Emdin for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Christopher Emdin generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marc Lamont Hill, Daymond John, John Zogby, Hill Harper and Mayim Bialik. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Christopher Emdin for an upcoming event.

Christopher Emdin Speaker Videos

  • Teaching & Being Rachetdemic | Christopher Emdin | TEDxBerkeley ...
    Christopher Emdin reveals how he aims to bridge the seemingly disparate worlds of the ivory tower and the hood in his talk, "Teaching & Being ...
    Christopher Emdin | We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your ...
    SXSWedu 2017 opening keynote. Merging theory and practice, connecting contemporary issues to historical ones, and providing a deep ...
  • Empowering Children through Urban Education:TEDxColumbiaSIPA
    Interview with Chris Emdin on Vimeo
  • Christopher Emdin - YouTube
    Reality Pedagogy: Christopher Emdin at TEDxTeachersCollege ...

Christopher Emdin Speaking Topics

  • The Crisis of Urban Education

    In this presentation, Dr. Christopher Emdin lays out the current and ever-evolving sociopolitical and "in the trenches" landscape of urban education, outlines the reasons for our current national challenges, and offers research-based but often underexplored solutions. This speech explores the public/private battle in urban education, challenges of teacher training and recruitment, national policy, the newly developed common core learning standards, and new possibilities.

  • Teaching & Learning from the Student's Standpoint

    In an age where terms like "multiculturalism" and "cultural relevance" have been littered across the educational landscape, teachers and administrators still have a challenging time implementing instructional approaches/tools that meet the needs of a diverse student population. Education speaker Christopher Emdin explores the current educational buzz words, bridges the divides between theory and practice, and provides tangible tools for educators on improving their practice.

  • Hip-Hop & Education

    Keynote speaker Christopher Emdin explores the concept of hip-hop education and discusses what works and what doesn't in this growing field. He outlines research-based ways that hip-hop culture can be used in education and discusses the pitfalls of hip-hop education that are rarely discussed by scholars, researchers, and a growing "hip-hop intellectual" audience. In this speech, Dr. Emdin critiques hip-hop while discussing its immense political and social potential.

  • Rethinking Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

    Dr. Christopher Emdin explores participation and engagement in STEM fields and the ways that the education culture tracks students out of success in these disciplines. He uncovers reasons for youth disinterest in school and the STEM disciplines and how we can look for new educational approaches that foster participation and engagement in STEM without sacrificing rigor and content. This speech discusses what it takes to be a scientist; how educators, parents, and the general public can hone those skills in youth; and why we have no choice but to re-focus on creating a new STEM generation.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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