NYU Steinhardt’s New Plays for Young Audiences Presents Three New Works, June 9-10, 16-17, & 23-24

Celebrating its 21st season, New Plays for Young Audiences will stage rehearsed readings of three new plays exploring migration through a magical travelling band, violence in society, and Martin Luther King Jr’s formative years. These staged readings are presented by NYU Steinhardt’s Educational Theatre program at the historic Provincetown Playhouse from June 9-24, 2018 and […]

David Kirkland Is Awarded NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Medal

David E. Kirkland, an associate professor of English and urban education, is the recipient of NYU’s 2017-2018 Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award is given annual to faculty members who have made a significant contribution to the intellectual life of NYU through their teaching. “David Kirkland is truly a teacher’s teacher.  His dynamic educational expertise helps his […]

A Best School of Education:  U.S. News & World Report Ranks NYU Steinhardt #6 

2018 Best Grad Schools U.S. News Education

The NYU Steinhart School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has been ranked #6 in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools of education. “This is significant progress in a short period of time and is reflective of the impressive work of our faculty, students, and staff, especially in the growth […]

Steinhardt Alumni Profile: Nasrin Jafari (BA ’17) Returns to NYU with a Cross Sector Education Reform Conference

Last year, Nasrin Jafari (BA ’17) stood on the stage of Radio City Music Hall at Steinhardt’s Baccalaureate Ceremony and delivered a commencement address to her fellow graduates.  This year, she is behind the scenes organizing Frontier 2018, a K-12 education conference designed to leverage the expertise of New York City’s education community to lead […]

Brief by Susan Neuman for International Literacy Association Promotes Best Practices in Early Literacy Education Programs

Early literacy is a major predictor of lifelong success, yet the education field has yet to implement a plan to remove barriers to quality instruction. NYU Steinhardt professor Susan Neuman, has authored a brief for the International Literacy Association on guidelines for early childhood programs that describes what early literacy instruction should look like and […]

How Do Children Learn Science? Questions for Okhee Lee, Professor of Childhood Education

Okhee Lee is a professor of childhood education in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning.  She leads a collaborative research project between NYU and Stanford University to develop instructional materials aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that promotes science learning and language learning of elementary students including English learners (ELs). She is […]

Steinhardt’s Education Policy Academics Rank Among Most Influential in the Nation

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2018 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings, published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy. The rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse; university-based scholars who are doing the […]

The City as Classroom:  Questions for Mary Leou on Environmental Education

Mary Leou, a clinical professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, is director of Steinhardt’s Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education.  Since its founding in 2000, the program has promoted environmental literacy and sustainability within NYU and the urban community of New York City.  The Collaborative has offered professional development opportunities for more than […]