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Ahead of Dr. Howell Wechsler's annual Tisch lecture on Feb. 12, Basch and Wechsler tell C.M. Rubin, Huffington Post, that health issues prominent among low-income urban minority youth, limit their motivation and ability to learn.
It's not the jam-packed schedules stressing teens out -- in fact, extra-curricular activities help blow off steam -- but highly competitive behavior should be discouraged, Luthar told the Toronto Globe and Mail.
Time Warner's show, "It Ain't Rocket Science" captured a Hip Hop Science Battle session in the Bronx
In the Washington Post, Fuhrman says, "With heightened accountability, you are on the line for student achievement. But we're neighbors. We have an obligation."
TC doctoral student Lorraine Mull and Columbia Continuing Education student Francesca ReDavid, founders of a youth empowerment program 'Girl Meets World', are bringing their message of 'Dream Big' to Harlem middle schools.
On a panel about women's education, Lesko said all-girls schools don't necessarily emphasize women's studies.
And New York City's efforts to right that imbalance "have made it worse," the expert in teaching gifted children says in Sunday's New York Times.
Commenting on a Gates Foundation study showing that effective teaching can be measured, the Professor of Sociology and Education says it's unclear how any formula will work in "high-stakes conditions."
America's favorite sex therapist, who holds a PhD in Education from TC, joined NPR's "Ask Me Another" host to discuss how people's views on sex have changed over the years.
Souto-Manning, Associate Professor of Education, tells talk show host Brian Lehrer that children need books that both reflect and expand their worlds.
If they don't, said the Associate Professor of Education, "they start thinking their language, practices or familiar places and values don't belong in school."