by Joseph A. S. Levitan
This article examines the implications of using different theories concerned with social justice to interpret first generation Quechua (indigenous) students’ voices for responsive education policy.
by Federick Ngo, W. Edward Chi & Elizabeth So Yun Park
This study investigates possibilities for placing community college students in mathematics courses using a holistic set of measures beyond placement tests. These include academic background measures such as high school grades and math courses taken and noncognitive indicators of motivation, time use, and social support.
Education researcher Noli Brazil discusses his article, The Effects of Social Context on Youth Outcomes: Studying Neighborhoods and Schools Simultaneously. Watch and discuss this episode on Vialogues.
What if We Understand Schools as Learning Ecosystems in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic
by Jordi Díaz-Gibson & Alan J. Daly
As we write this, many of us across the world are sheltered in place, not being able to safely leave our homes. This pandemic has its roots in how connected we are as a planet. Ironically, we only seem to attend to our human connectivity when it comes to historically negative events such as a pandemic. However, what if we really focused on the fact that these connections also hold the potential for equally positive impacts for our world? Sadly, it seems we rarely activate these systems for this purpose.