Ed Magazine Summer 2010
Jiraorn Assarat dreams of creating a perfect school. One that feels more like a second home than an institution; one in which exceptional academic programs are balanced with a curriculum of moral development.
Steven Johnson, Ed.M.'96, has lived his personal and professional life by one code: respect.
Nancy Hohmann, M.A.T.'70, remembers fondly the two summers she spent working as a horseback-riding counselor at a now-closed Vermont camp for special needs children.
Marvin Figueroa, Ed.M.'10, had seen it -- and experienced it -- before. In 1998, Hurricane Mitch struck part of the Caribbean, including Honduras, his native country, leaving more than 20,000 dead or missing.
The story of how David Clark's student kept him inspired during a trying time.
In their new research project, Professor Chris Dede and Assistant Professor Jon Star are using three technology-based activities, all rooted in algebra, once called the "new civil right" by one algebra advocate.
Some have been incarcerated, others are one strike shy of life in prison. College was the last place any of them expected to end up. But it's the one place that Noel Gomez, Ed.M.'06, wants to keep them.