students http://wlrn.org en 'Mischievous Responders' Confound Research On Teens http://wlrn.org/post/mischievous-responders-confound-research-teens Teenagers face some serious issues: drugs, bullying, sexual violence, depression, gangs. They don't always like to talk about these things with adults.<p>One way that researchers and educators can get around that is to give teens a survey — a simple, anonymous questionnaire they can fill out by themselves without any grown-ups hovering over them. Hundreds of thousands of students take such surveys every year. Thu, 22 May 2014 14:34:11 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 32761 at http://wlrn.org 'Mischievous Responders' Confound Research On Teens Holocaust Survivor Speaks To Miami Students About Peace, Bullying http://wlrn.org/post/holocaust-survivor-speaks-miami-students-about-peace-bullying <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sasha&nbsp;Crewsberkowitz, a student at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami Arts Charter School,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;knows a few things about the Holocaust -- especially since&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">she played Anne Frank in a performance.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week she learned some more from Holocaust survivor and world-renowned violinist Samuel&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Marder.</span></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 04:06:57 +0000 Lisann Ramos 27476 at http://wlrn.org Holocaust Survivor Speaks To Miami Students About Peace, Bullying Students Create Blueprints For The Homeless' Future http://wlrn.org/post/students-create-blueprints-homeless-future <p>In observation of Homeless Awareness Week, students at Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) have created models of possible living solutions for the homeless.</p><p>Each student in Eric Hankin’s architecture class designed a small apartment plan that had to include all the necessities of a regular apartment.</p><p>On Thursday, the students presented their models to professional architects for judging and feedback.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The students were judged based on the creativity, feasibility and presentation of their design.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:49:59 +0000 Wilson Sayre 24053 at http://wlrn.org Students Create Blueprints For The Homeless' Future New Yorkers Sound Off On New Common Core Tests http://wlrn.org/post/new-yorkers-sound-new-common-core-tests A professor at Teacher&#8217;s College, Columbia University has <a href="http://www.elafeedback.com/comments/view/-/-">set up a website to allow New York students, parents and educators to post comments</a> about the new state English language arts test.<p>The tests are now tied to <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/tag/common-core/">Common Core education standards adopted by 45 states</a> &#8212; including Florida. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 02:52:43 +0000 13174 at http://wlrn.org