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Leveling up literacy

Educational writing games developed by an ASU professor deliver critical skills while students have fun.

Locally tailored programs put peer pressure in its place

Culturally relevant interventions developed at ASU empower young people to evade the peer pressure that can lead to substance abuse.

HEEAP helps Vietnam reengineer education

ASU partners with Intel and USAID to help Vietnamese universities develop world-class engineering programs for an emerging knowledge-based economy.

CompuGirls plants the seeds of STEM careers

Girls in high-needs school districts lack the technology classes and resources needed to succeed in STEM careers. ASU's CompuGirls program is helping to level the playing field.

Education Innovation Summit

Over the past six years, the ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit, co-hosted by Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley, has become the premier event in education innovation.

Research-based tech helps education get smart

Arizona's education system has significant room for improvement. Researchers at ASU are finding innovative solutions through new technologies.

Professors challenge beliefs about learning to write

Two ASU professors that specialize in writing instruction discuss why writing is a notoriously difficult subject to teach in grades K-12.

The power of play

Video and computer games provide entertainment to millions of people all over the world. ASU researchers are tapping into this potential to use games as tools for education.

ASU institute advances learning

ASU's new Learning Sciences Institute will help us understand how people learn and develop tools and techniques to advance learning.

Bane of the brain: Challenges of gifted education

Like many other commonly held beliefs about gifted education, it’s a myth that gifted kids always thrive in the classroom. In fact, they often face challenges that non-gifted children never encounter.