On April 2, thousands of landmarks, homes and businesses in more than 150 countries were lit up blue marking the start of World Autism Month to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism. In solidarity, Johns Hopkins lit up Gilman Hall.
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A teaching method informed by the learning sciences was the subject of a panel discussion and documentary film, “Grey Matters: Teaching the Way the Brain Learns,” at the Johns Hopkins School of Education in March.
Lieny Jeon, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, has been selected as an Early Career Fellow in Early Childhood Education and Development by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Society for Research and Child Development (SRCD).
A member of parliament from New South Wales, Australia, visited Johns Hopkins University recently to discuss issues related to police reform and gun safety.
Rachel Noble was a caregiver not long after learning how to read.
“From the age of about 5, I cooked the food, I went to the grocery store, I did the laundry,” she said, describing a weekend ritual she performed well into her teens for her grandmother. “No one asked me to do it. I just wanted to do it. I just wanted to help.”
A Johns Hopkins School of Education researcher will examine the effectiveness of parent-teacher home visits in four major urban school districts as part of a two-year study conducted by the national nonprofit Parent Teacher Home Visits.
Multicultural competency rests on an intuitive recognition that cultural competence is not a mastery of a specific set of culturally appropriate skills, but an openness to understanding the experience of another who is culturally different, said Aparna Ramaswamy in a recent presentation on Cultivating Multicultural Counseling Competence.
The expectations that teachers held of their middle school students is a barrier in their planning and implementation of high-quality mathematics instruction, according to a study by a Johns Hopkins School of Education researcher in the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.