Numeracy is a critical skill to succeed in higher education and the workforce. In this video interview, Anestine Hector-Mason, AIR senior researcher, explains why the ability to understand and work with numbers significantly impacts not only academic achievement but also everyday life.
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19 Mar 2015
In this second video for the series Title I: Revisited, Liz Grant of AIR and Monique Chism of the U.S. Department of Education discuss a vision for the future of Title I in which all children, regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or special needs, are college and career ready by the time they graduate from high school.
19 Mar 2015
States can play a critical role in advancing the development and use of early warning systems (EWS). In this video, AIR expert Susan Therriault discussed her research on early warning systems and how she had helped conduct research and support states developing their own EWS.
16 Mar 2015
In recognition of the anniversary of Title I, Elizabeth Grant, AIR Vice President, sits down with Monique Chism, Director of the Office of State Support at the U.S. Department of Education, to discuss the history, influence, and future of this important legislation.
27 Feb 2015
School finance can play a critical role in giving all students an opportunity to achieve. Jesse Levin examines why it's important to accurately measure students' needs to ensure that they receive an equitable and adequate education.
23 Feb 2015
Many Egyptian students are missing out on foundational literacy skills in the early grades while older students are being passed along into the upper grades without having acquired such skills. In this video, AIR literacy specialist Rebecca Stone talks about how AIR developed a remedial reading and writing program and literacy teacher-training program to address the need in Egypt.
17 Feb 2015
How did higher education get so expensive? Who should be counseling prospective college students? Do bachelor's degree holders have relevant job skills? AIR Vice President and Institute Fellow Mark Schneider recently answered these and other questions during an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit.
28 Jan 2015
Many literacy interventions have emerged to help children around the world learn to read outside of school. Elizabeth Spier, an AIR principal researcher, talks about what evidence exists about how effective complementary outside school reading activities are at actually improving overall literacy outcomes.
6 Jan 2015
Instructional coaching can promote more effective and engaging learning in the classroom. In this video, Kirk Walters, AIR principal researcher and instructional math coach, shows how to support teachers and help students learn critical math skills-and why it’s important to teach students not only how to do mathematical procedures but also to understand the concepts behind them.