Articles by: Chrystian Tejedor

Future of education resides with ‘We the People’

Future of education resides with ‘We the People’

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

School recess debate returns to Florida

School recess debate returns to Florida

State legislators are wondering if kids need more recess. FIU professors say yes. The Florida House and Senate is renewing […]

Children who learn to work together in preschool can carry these collaborative skills into adulthood.

For more tolerant adults, educate preschoolers

It seems that nowadays simple disagreements quickly escalate to ugly, bitter disputes in all kinds of relationships. That’s no way […]

Alumnae teachers honored as some of the best

Alumnae teachers honored as some of the best

Miami-Dade County Public Schools named two FIU alumnae the runners-up of its Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of […]

Laura Ortiz '03, English, is a finalist for Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year. Photo Courtesy, Miami Herald

Alumnae could win Miami-Dade’s Teacher, Rookie Teacher of the Year awards

Three FIU alumnae are finalists for this year’s two top teaching prizes in Miami-Dade County. The winners will be announced […]

Remembering FIU supporter Sanford L. Ziff

Remembering FIU supporter Sanford L. Ziff

The university joins President Mark B. Rosenberg in remembering philanthropist, FIU supporter and Foundation Board of Directors member Sanford L. […]

Professor puts exams to the test

Professor puts exams to the test

Imagine putting a test through its paces. That’s exactly what an FIU researcher and his colleagues have done to create […]

What to read your kids this winter break

What to read your kids this winter break

With the holidays quickly approaching and schools ready to close for winter break, how can parents keep their young kids […]

From ABCs to lifelong friends

From ABCs to lifelong friends

When Roxanna Concepción walks across the commencement stage at FIU Arena this month, she will be following in Carol Iglesias’ […]

Election results contribute to stress, anxiety for Arab Americans

Election results contribute to stress, anxiety for Arab Americans

Already feeling the strains of being an ethnic and religious minority, many Arab Americans are experiencing added anxiety after the […]

Don’t give up on teaching, union president urges

Don’t give up on teaching, union president urges

With high stakes testing taking over class time and a national teacher shortage that keeps growing, being a teacher today […]

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

In the first 18 years of their lives, Florida students will spend an average of 2,340 days in school. Change […]

Education Professor Laura Dinehart has been named interim executive director of a new school being formed within the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Teacher diversity is a growing concern in education system

There’s no question about it – America is becoming increasingly diverse. The diversity of teachers, however, hasn’t quite caught up, […]

Panther LIFE provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities

Panther LIFE provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities

Like many high school seniors, Nicholas Espinosa dreamed of getting a college education. But for Espinosa and the estimated 75,000 […]

Grab a book, it’s Read A Book Day

Grab a book, it’s Read A Book Day

It’s Sept. 6. Do you know what that means? It’s Read a Book Day, of course! In the 21st century, […]