USC Rossier School of Education researchers are developing an engaging, free curriculum that uses Hot Wheels toys to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), with support from the Mattel Children’s Foundation. The partnership includes several USC Rossier faculty members who specialize in STEM curriculum, including Frederick Freking, Angela “Laila” Hasan, Julie Marsh, Morgan Polikoff, […]
Several Rossier faculty members are presenting at the upcoming 2013 Teaching With Technology Conference at USC. The May 6th event, which is being presented by the Center for Scholarly Technology, will examine the nexus of mobility, learning, and health, and the pivotal role of technology. Powerful mobile technologies are ubiquitous and constantly changing the boundaries […]
History has shown us that creativity is spawned best in an environment of diversity.
Teachers who get feedback from and share strategies with their peers are more likely to continue to improve than those who work in isolation. Unfortunately, teachers work alone over 80 percent of the time, and do not reap the benefits of learning from their fellow instructors. Assistant Professor Laila Hasan is determined to change that. […]
This message appeared in the Summer/Fall, 2011 issue of Rossier’s Futures in Urban Education magazine.