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Meet Michelle Cuello, STEM Educator

Sabrina Gomez

Sabrina Gomez is Director of the STEM Educators Academy at TASC.Michelle Cuello is in her second year as a STEM Educator at IS 206 in the Bronx. She is the quintessential educator who encourages ... read more

Introducing Team TASC

Jhaneel Lockhart

Jhaneel Lockhart is TASC's Development Associate.On March 15, a few TASC friends and family will be putting their money where their feet are and running 13.1 miles in the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half ... read more

What's Lucy Reading?

Lucy Friedman

Lucy Friedman is TASC's president.The Research Alliance for NYC Schools is a nonprofit that conducts rigorous studies on topics that matter to students and families in the City’s public schools. The ... read more

The Teaching 'Mindset:' How Expectations Matter

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC.The idea of "Growth Mindset" has received a lot of attention recently. The term itself was originally coined by distinguished Stanford Psychology professor Caro ... read more

A New Space Found to Get Lost in a Book

Therese Workman

Therese Workman is TASC's Web Communications Manager.What happens when 125 volunteers spend 902 hours working in a school? The answer: 188 students gain access to more than 3,000 books.I recently visi ... read more

10-Year-Olds “Roar Out Against Bullying”

Kate Craig

Kate Craig is a Program Manager at TASC.  P.S. 186's dance team, the "Step 1 All Stars," have advanced to the semi-final round and are in the DYCD "Step It Up" Top 25. Here, they pose like lions ... read more

Connect2Tech: Supporting Computer Science and Computational Creativity

Francisco Cervantes

Francisco Cervantes is TASC's Digital Learning Manager.Scratch blocks (shown above) snap together like building blocks to form scripts that run animated stories, interactive games and digital works of ... read more

Three Ways to Integrate Community Partners and Global Studies into an Expanded School Day

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research. This post originally ran in Education Week on Jan. 30, 2015, in their Global Learning blog series.Global studies and expanded learning a ... read more

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