Doctoral fellow Susan Cannon observed and interviewed a middle school current events math class as students deconstructed statistics from news reports and developed statistics to better understand major events.
Gertrude Tinker Sachs and Ewa McGrail have learned more about how children in a low-income community express themselves when discussing books they’ve read and stories they’ve created and illustrated in comic book fashion.
Assistant Professor Gholnecsar Muhammad studies how African-American girls view and represent themselves, and creates a space for them to share their voices.
Assistant Professor Nadia Behizadeh’s research challenges the design of current writing assessments and proposes changes that could better determine students’ writing ability.
Associate Professor Ewa McGrail studied 15 fifth graders’ blog posts with close attention to how they identified and addressed their audiences.