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The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology is a tapestry of people with fascinating stories to tell. Individually and collectively, faculty, staff, students and alumni are led to improve lives, create change and help those outside privilege — often led by their own personal experiences to make change. Here are their stories.

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The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology is a tapestry of people with fascinating stories to tell. Individually and collectively, faculty, staff, students and alumni are led to improve lives, create change and help those outside privilege — often led by their own personal experiences to make change. Here are their stories.

    For Latines, better education starts with a book

    For Latines, better education starts with a book

    In America’s schools, Latine children make up nearly a third of students. Are we teaching them in ways that ensure their future, and ours? Latine literature shows a path forward.
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    See our experts' top picks for Latine children's and young adult books.

    • 31 min
    The psychology of scamming: How fraudsters hijack your brain

    The psychology of scamming: How fraudsters hijack your brain

    If you think you can’t be duped by internet and phone scammers, you’re the victim they’re looking for. Here’s how fraudsters get inside your head and swindle people who think they can’t be “had.”
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    • 25 min
    Debunking myths about co-opted reading science

    Debunking myths about co-opted reading science

    Three “science of reading” researchers push back on the idea that teaching phonics alone will cure America’s literacy problems. Comprehension is the next big hurdle.
     
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    • 30 min
    Why curious minds need to know

    Why curious minds need to know

    Driven by curiosity, young children recall details that adults miss. Discover why exploration is critical for learning and innovation, but in excess could lead to social turmoil
    Credits: YouTube, Stanford; YouTube, DC Public Library; WXIA-TV; Woody Guthrie; video by Lindsay Rice 
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    • 29 min
    Turning back the tide on Black youth suicide

    Turning back the tide on Black youth suicide

    Once rare, Black youth suicide spiked in recent years. Indigenous youth have struggled with the trend for decades. Can instilling community and culture reverse a heartbreaking phenomenon for us all?
     
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    Read Theory into Practice: Homeplace and Black Joy in K-12 Education. Also, see tips on suicide prevention.

    • 30 min
    A new you: How exercise impacts mental health

    A new you: How exercise impacts mental health

    Science is now uncovering the myriad ways that exercise impacts the brain. For less stress, improved cognition and a “feel-better” effect, there’s nothing quite like movement to boost mental health.
     
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    Read expert tips on how best to stick with your exercise routine.

    • 26 min

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