The student teacher

Joanna Schimizzi enrolled in the master’s of edu­ca­tion pro­gram at Northeastern’s grad­uate campus in Char­lotte with one goal in mind: pro­fes­sional development.

Lego robots go for the gold

North­eastern doc­toral can­di­date Daniel Blus­tein devel­oped a cur­riculum to intro­duce middle school stu­dents to bio­mimetic sci­ence, the focus of his own research.

3Qs: The end of handwriting perhaps, but not writing

Indiana recently became the latest state to remove the require­ment for its schools to teach hand­writing, leading to the debate over whether cur­sive is out­dated in our dig­ital society or a crit­ical com­po­nent of youth learning. We asked Neal Lerner, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of Eng­lish and the director of the Writing Center at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, to weigh in.