A weeklong celebration of the College of Human Sciences will this year showcase how the college’s people and programs are joined by a common bond of helping others.
As Iowa continues to experience tremendous growth in its Latino population, Erin Doran will be at the forefront of helping colleges to better serve these students — and ensuring that they succeed.
An Iowa State University outreach project aimed at improving literacy among Iowa’s youngest at-risk children is expanding this fall.
Growing up in Texas, Noreen Naseem Rodriguez wondered why there weren’t people like her in school textbooks.
“I went through 20 years of schooling and I never learned about the history of Asians in America,” said Rodriguez, who is half-Pakistani and half-Filipina — or what she affectionately calls Pakipina. “Even though it’s my racial background, because I never learned about it in school, I never had access to it.”
Rodriguez aims to change that for other students of color. This fall, she joins the Iowa State University School of Education as an assistant professor in elementary social studies education.
STEM-Lit to Go!, a program developed by School of Education postdoctoral research associate Sara Nelson, teaches young children about science, math, technology, engineering and literature through play. Iowa State University and 4-H Clover Kids are piloting the program this summer. It's designed for students in kindergarten through third grade and judging from their response, it's a hit.
How a teacher teaches is never neutral or apolitical. Instead, educators bring their social and cultural identities into their classrooms — making it important to consider how those lessons and choices are received by students from marginalized groups.
Iowa State University is growing its presence in China and sparking new relations with India.
Fifty-two incoming fifth- and sixth-graders will next week engage in hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at the first-ever STEM InCYte Camp at Iowa State University.
It was not unusual for Emily Hayden to spend the first three or four weeks of a new school year re-acquainting her students with material they had learned the previous year. That’s typically how long it would take to overcome the learning students lost during three months of summer vacation.