Teaching and Learning Fellowship Students Share Best Practices with Teachers

NYU Steinhardt’s NOYCE fellows conducted a workshop at the 8th annual NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference in Washington D.C. in May. The students (from left to right), Janna Dougherty, Benjamin Osei-Bonsu, Bryan Mosher, and Joseph MacDonald, developed the workshop with Pamela Fraser-Abder, associate professor of science education, drawing from their NYU courses and their experiences in the […]

Steinhardt Releases Teacher Education Materials and Evaluation Methods

In an effort to educate prospective students, future employers of its graduates, and the public, the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development today released a wide breadth of materials showcasing the school’s teacher training programs and evaluation methods. “We are releasing this information because transparency is critically important in evaluating teacher programs,” said […]

Gerald Voelbel of Occupational Therapy Department Builds a Case for Brain Mapping

  Following a year-long review of the most significant traumatic brain injury (TBI) research spanning 17 years, NYU Steinhardt Assistant Professor Gerald Voelbel, concludes that the use of the neuroimaging (brain mapping) technique, diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), can be used to repair the brain. Voelbel’s conclusions are highlighted in his recent study, “Diffusion Tensor Imaging […]

Steinhardt’s McAllister Byun Says Make Sound Visual to Help Treat “R” Speech Errors in Children

If you’ve heard rabbit sound like wabbit, and your name is Robert, not Wobeht, it’s possible that you’re on the receiving end of one of the most challenging and treatment-resistant speech sound disorders,  misarticulation of /r/.  Research by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders has shown that approximately 10 percent of preschool and […]

On Brown Anniversary, Steinhardt Hosts Civil Rights Activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Writer Calvin Trillin

On May 17th, the 59th anniversary of the Brown decision, the Department of Teaching and Learning hosted Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Calvin Trillin for a conversation on civil rights. Hunter-Gault and the late Hamilton Holmes – with the support of an all-star legal team– desegregated the University of Georgia in 1961.  An award-winning journalist, she is the […]

Graduation Season Begins at NYU Steinhardt with Doctoral Convocation

This week the Steinhardt School launches graduation season with its annual Doctoral Convocation at NYU’s Skirball Center for Performing Arts.  More than 100 students will receive advanced degrees for dissertations that span topics ranging from Kari Hensley’s ‘The Politics of Nostalgic in Postindustrial Brooklyn’ to Mellie Torres’ ‘Perceptions of Masculinity, Racial, Ethnic and Academic Identity […]