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The Expanded Exchange

To Believe Is to Achieve

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a TASC research analyst.Recently the term “mindset” has worked its way into the vocabulary of educators and school administrators. Based largely on the work of Carol Dweck, there ... read more

Hats Off to Readers

Therese Workman

Therese Workman is TASC's Web Communications Manager.Not long ago—during my 6th week as new TASCer— I visited an elementary school for the first time in ten years. OK,15 years. PS 186, which partn ... read more

Help Here with Social-Emotional Learning

Rebecca Forbes

Rebecca Forbes is TASC's Research Programs Specialist.As emerging research and dialogue breathe new life into social and emotional learning, TASC is working to support schools with measuring and devel ... read more

Springing Forward

Candace Brazier-Thurman

Candace Brazier-Thurman is TASC's ExpandED Options Program Director.New this year to ExpandED Options, our apprenticeship and internship program for high school students: City Parks Foundation and Edu ... read more

My So-Called STEM Life

Therese Workman

Therese Workman is TASC's Web Communications Manager.“Are you ambidextrous?” “Do you wear a lab coat to work?” “Do you like seafood?”Last week I was the Mystery Science Visitor meeting the ... read more

AERA Highlights Boost in NYC Kids' Fitness

Therese Workman

Therese Workman is TASC's Web Communications Manager.The American Educational Research Association featured TASC’s “Eat, Fit, Fun” initiative in its Out-of-School Time Winter 2014 newsletter, sh ... read more

Community Organizations Power Collective Impact

ExpandED Schools

This post, by Key Beck, originally appeared on Striving for Change, StriveTogether's blog.Many nonprofit youth-serving organizations, often called community-based organizations or CBOs, contribute to ... read more

Where Books Are Still Fashionable

Susan Brenna

Susan Brenna is TASC's Chief Communications OfficerSixth grader Jeremiah Daly, one of 12 siblings, will get on a bus at his Flatbush middle school this Saturday and ride into Manhattan. First he'll to ... read more

The Keys to Parent Involvement

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC.As schools and their partnering community organizations increasingly collaborate on data-driven decision-making, many find it helpful to stay up to date with st ... read more

Yes They Can

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.Many of the most forward-thinking STEM learning leaders joined TASC and AlphaBEST Education at the Red Rooster in Harlem to debut a new video that answers "yes" to th ... read more


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