Articles by: Chrystian Tejedor

Recreational therapy student dedicates her life’s work to helping veterans

Recreational therapy student dedicates her life’s work to helping veterans

At the tender age of 14, Alexandra Millet resolved to find a career where she could help people with disabilities. […]

Asia Eaton, assistant professor of psychology

Psychology professor helps Marine Corps tackle culture change after social media porn scandal

Known for their bravery and sacrifice, Marines are usually among the first people sent to battle. Recently, however, the U.S. […]

Alumna named Miami-Dade’s Assistant Principal of the Year

Alumna named Miami-Dade’s Assistant Principal of the Year

Like her mother before her, Cisely Scott made education her career. Initially, she followed in her mother’s footsteps, working as a […]

New attempt at testing reform likely to fail again

New attempt at testing reform likely to fail again

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

Supreme Court ruling signals new day for special education

Supreme Court ruling signals new day for special education

  When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in March that children with special needs deserve more than basic access […]

A different world map makes classroom debut

A different world map makes classroom debut

The Earth isn’t flat, but maps are – something that has vexed map makers for centuries. This dilemma has led […]

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’ […]