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education

Science of Learning
What learning research looks like
Published July 27, 2017
About 150 educators take part in first-ever Science in Action Day at Johns Hopkins
STEM Education
Making room for spatial learning
Published July 20, 2017
Science of Learning Institute pilot program will introduce spatial learning—a factor in STEM success—into third-grade curriculum
Education
Study: Black teachers make a difference
Published April 5, 2017
Low-income black students are more likely to graduate and express an interest in college if they have a black teacher, Hopkins economist finds
New dean for School of Education
Published March 23, 2017
Christopher Morphew comes to JHU from University of Iowa's College of Education, where he helped expand enrollment, redesign curricula
Podcasts
The sound of science
Published Spring 2017
Hopkins alum Soren Wheeler produces the popular RadioLab podcast, which he calls a 'sneaky' way of getting listeners excited about science / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Education reform
Grading K-12 reading, math programs
Published March 7, 2017
New website launched by School of Education aims to help school leaders evaluate program effectiveness
Public policy
Public housing and child well-being
Published Nov 29, 2016
Subsidized housing appears to boost high-performing kids but have opposite effect on those with low test scores, behavioral issues
Immersive learning
Hooked on science
Published Nov 10, 2016 Video
Study finds that program that brings live fish into classrooms not only helps students learn, but improves their attitudes about science
Education
Closing the excellence gap
Published Oct 27, 2016
JHU talent development expert Jonathan Plucker explores how to remove barriers for low-income and minority students
Coleman Report at 50
An enduring legacy
Published Sept 30, 2016
JHU to welcome leaders, policymakers for conference marking 50th anniversary of study that changed the conversation on education equality