Lisa Ginet of Erikson’s Early Math Collaborative recommends to WBEZ listeners books that expose children to math concepts.
The teaching potential of a story is virtually inexhaustible when children are allowed to explore its themes and characters through conversation.
Heidi Stevens interviewed Chip Donohue for a Chicago Tribune article about possible effects of children using e-readers.
Lesli Maxwell interviewed Jane Fleming for an Education Week story about Fleming’s literature review of transitional chapter books and her findings of almost no Latino characters.
Samuel Meisels was quoted in this Chicago Sun-Times article about a symposium focused on developing local strategies to put children on track for success.
Three recent grants from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Faculty Innovation Fund are giving young faculty researchers support as they pursue work in key areas.
“Hearthstones” and “gullies” are in short supply in most cities, but you’d never know that from looking through the shelves of a classroom library.
Erikson president Samuel J. Meisels and other Erikson faculty, instructors and students presented and discussed research, technology and teaching practices at the 2009 National Association for the Education of Young Children annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Senior instructor Mary Hynes-Berry discussed what makes a child’s storytelling so unique in this Chicago Tribune article about a local theater company that acts out stories written by children.