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4 years ago
Visiting professor and Fulbright scholar, Patricia Behar holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil where she currently works as a professor and researcher in both the Faculty of Education and postgraduate studie...
4 years ago
According Sara Potler LaHayne, there are two kinds of entrepreneurs: serial entrepreneurs always on the hunt for something new and those who are unconditionally committed to solving a particular problem. She considers herself the latter and has dedicated her entrepreneurial pursuits to providing schools with tools to support social emotional learning. Sara is the founder & CEO ...
4 years ago
At a time when R&B and hip hop proudly claim the title of most popular musical genres in the nation, it’s no surprise that students respond better to classroom lessons with the help of rhymes and beats. Flocabulary  is a culturally responsive learning platform intended to increase achievement by bringing joy to the cla...
4 years ago
I am attending the 2018 Northeastern Educational Research Conference at Trumbull, CT. The travel is relatively painless (one hour of driving). The conference is held at Trumbull Marriott Shelton annually.The main objective for me this year is to present our work, Automated Text Analysis of Document and Reference Similarities - An Application of LDA Topic Modeling. The paper I submitted is somewhat on the technical side (like most of my writings). So I prepared a presentation similar to the paper. But after attending a couple sessions on Wednesday afternoon, I felt most o...
4 years ago
Rosalie Yu is a creative technologist at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a recipient of the 2018 Myers Fund art commission grant. Through a study of her past work and inspiring projects from around the world, Yu offered an introduction to the 3D scanning process as well as an i...
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Not all heroes wear capes, but Tony Weaver, Jr. did during his EdLab seminar presentation this September. Recently featured in Forbes magazine, this young mission-driven entrepreneur is the founder of Weird Enough Productions which aims to fight media misrepresentation, especially of minority groups, by improving med...
4 years ago
Rob Crawford, who, after completing the MFA program in writing at Columbia and launching Prelude , a New York-based journal of poetry and criticism, as well as working as an editor and researcher at Harper Collins and the Overlook Press, not to mention an independent researcher where he fact-checked an entire biography o...
4 years ago
The United States of America didn’t become politically polarized overnight. A growing trend of ever-narrowing echo chambers and media bubbles has widened the gap, reducing understanding across political parties and dividing a nation. Founded by Annafi Wahed The Flip Side  is a daily news digest with the mission to bridge the ga...
4 years ago
Students have long relied on counselors and advisors to ensure that they are enrolled in courses that advance their long term goals and are on schedule to graduate. Zachary Pardos wonders how data might weigh in on this kind of decision making and wayfinding online and on-campus for students in hi...
4 years ago
The nature of one’s interactions when moving within and across physical environments can have a huge impact in defining his or her experience. One interdisciplinary approach to describing, representing, and interpreting these interactions is known as interaction geography. School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology postdoctoral fellow,