NYU Steinhardt
 
JANUARY 2017
NYU Steinhardt

NYU Is the Meeting Place for New York EdTech Week

EdTech WeekEdTech Week, a conference hosted by NYU Steinhardt and StartEd, brought together entrepreneurs, academics, and technology and education thought leaders for conversations on education policy and technological innovation.

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Steinhardt’s Education Policy Experts Are Among the Most Influential in the Nation

Washington Square ParkSteinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published by Rick Hess, director of education policy at the American Enterprise Institute.

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Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, Speaks at White House Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

Stella FloresIn her testimony, Flores, an associate professor of higher education, said that researchers must communicate the strategies and interventions most likely to increase diversity and inclusion. The panel was chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.

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NYU Steinhardt Study Looks at Teacher Communication and Racial Stereotypes

StudentsOne of the most important ingredients for academic success is communication between parents and teachers.  A study by NYU Steinhardt researchers sought to understand how this communication influences student learning.

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Charter Schools Enroll More Girls, with Boys More Likely to Leave

StudentsCharter schools enroll more girls than traditional public schools.  A new study, led by Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng, and published in the journal Educational Policy, is the first to examine gender differences in charter school enrollment.

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Study Looks at How Augmented Reality Enhances Learning

Learning ToolA study by Camillia Matuk, assistant professor of educational communication and technology, published in the journal Museums & Social Issues, looks at how augmented reality can be used in museums to communicate concepts related to health, biology, and medicine.

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Faculty In the News

CThe Chronicle of Higher Education:
Where Even Experts Can’t Figure Out Tuition Costs (Greg Wolniak, Administration, Leadership, & Technology)


WSJWall Street Journal:
Schools Test Medical Model with ‘Teacher Residencies’ (Diana Turk, Teaching & Learning)


NPRNPR:
Getting Students with Autism Through High School, To College and Beyond (ASD Nest Support Project)


Daily NewsNew York Daily News:
Neighborhoods parched for books (Susan Neuman, Teaching & Learning)


Edtech TimesEdtech Times:
Meet the StartEd-NYU EdTech Accelerator Class of 2016

NYU Stories

Syrian Refugee ChildrenSyrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer

Selçuk ┼×irin, NYU’s Jacob K. Javits Professor, discusses the humanitarian crisis facing Syrian children and shares insights from his studies of immigrant children.