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Alumni Focus: David Johns (M.A. '06) has spent his life thinking about how to improve educational outcomes for African Americans. Now that's his job -- at the White House.
The science rap contest, co-sponsored by Christopher Emdin, Assistant Professor of Science Education: the hip-hop performer GZA; and Rap Genius, chose a citywide winner, Jabari Johnson, at its final showdown.
Anderson was a post-doctoral minority fellow at TC and an associate professor in the Program in Higher and Postsecondary Education at TC . He is also a former higher education policy officer in Educational Opportunity and Scholarship programs at the Ford Foundation in New York.
The dysphagia therapy and research of Professor Georgia Malandraki, and the progress of patient Joseph Forrester, is highlighted in a Fox Health News story.
The Professor of Law and Education and Head of the Campaign for Educational Equity, said the report was a "blunt" assessment of weakness in American education that still resonates 30 years later.
In two stories, the expert in gifted education says relying solely on standardized tests to admit students doesn't promote diversity in gifted and talented programs.
Professor Christopher Emdin and GZA, the Rap Artist from the Wu Tang Clan, demonstrate their Rap Science B.A.T.T.L.E. contest at Bronx Compass High School.
TC's Chris Emdin and Wu Tang Clan's GZA will appear on PBS Newshour March 27, at about 20 minutes after the hour (check local listings) with students at Bronx Compass High School who are participating in their joint project, Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. The BBC World News Radio aired a spot about the project on March 23.
The Commission, led by Yale and TC Professor Emeritus Edmund Gordon, called for assessments that help students accelerate learning and teachers personalize instruction.
Azzarito, Associate Professor of Physical Education, says schools could use PE time to help students think critically about the messages they receive concerning body, health and physical activity.
The Adjunct Professor Dr. Ruth Westheimer is featured in the documentary on the women's movement on PBS. The psychologist and sex therapist is teaching a class, "Families, Television and Other Media," this spring semester through the International and Transcultural Studies Department.