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education

Education
Helping gifted students thrive
Published Jan 5, 2018
In NPR podcast, Jonathan Plucker discusses how to help bright kids make the most of their academic abilities
Center for Talented Youth
Bridging the math gap for low-income students
Published Oct 25, 2017
Program prepares middle school students for college level math so they can pursue STEM majors
Q+A
New dean charts fresh course for Education
Published Sept 20, 2017
Christopher Morphew joined JHU Aug. 1 from University of Iowa College of 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