On this episode of the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Critical Window podcast, Dr. Medha Tare breaks down what research on the science of adolescent learning says about the development of literacy skills during adolescence, and how educators can support this development.
Too often people think stereotypically about the period of
adolescence as a time of vulnerability, risks, and problems. You may even be
guilty of this. How often have you participated in or overheard conversations between
parents that sound something like “my daughter is headed to middle...
Gifted programs are structured to cultivate and maximize the strengths of an individual. But shouldn’t these ideals be applied to all students? This week, Dr. Yvette Jackson, adjunct professor at Teacher’s College at Columbia University and a senior scholar at the National Urban Alliance for...