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International educators discover ‘spaces to become a head taller’

Educators from the US and several other countries, in town for the 11th International Transformative Learning Conference, at Teachers College, Columbia University, spent a pre-conference afternoon with Institute director Lois Holzman. Her workshop, entitled Spaces to Become A Head Taller introduced the Vygotskian-influenced, performatory … Continue reading

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Architect Douglas Balder wins AIA award for All Stars Project Newark center

All Stars Project National Board Member and Institute faculty Douglas Balder received a silver medal from the American Institute of Architects’ Newark and Suburban Design Awards  for his inspired design of the All Stars Project of New Jersey Scott Flamm Center for Afterschool Development located … Continue reading

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Fulani and Massad help community develop beyond diabetes

Health care advocate Chermerdene Jordan writes in the Huffington Post this week about  Performing and Developing Beyond Diabetes — a promising, grassroots community health initiative, spearheaded by Lenora Fulani, Ph.D. and Susan Massad, M.D.  Dr. Fulani is the dean of UX, the All Stars Project’s free school of continuing development for … Continue reading

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Carrie Lobman + Tony Perone: Play Movement Is Alive and Kicking

Carrie Lobman reports @ Improvisational Learning.org on her work at the joint meetings of  The Association for the Study of Play and the International Play Association in Newark, Delaware. Teaming-up with Chicago-based improv artist and educator Tony Perone,  Carrie led a session titled, Revolutions in Play: Advocacy, Research, … Continue reading

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Holzman screens favorite TED Talks at UX

Everybody wanted to talk about learning environments — and how to build good ones!  Thirty-five UX students from neighborhoods across NYC joined UX Global Outreach Chair Lois Holzman for a screening of one of her favorite TED Talks by educator Sugata Mitra, entitled … Continue reading

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Holzman hosts Boys’ Towns of Italy delegation at UX

Lois Holzman, chair of Global Outreach Department at UX (the All Stars Project’s university-style development program), welcomed Dr. Porfirio Grazioli, President of the Rome-based Boys’ Towns of Italy, alumni Francesco Bassano and Carol Marcoccia, and U.S. Executive Director Carrie Sackett, on Saturday, Dec. … Continue reading

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Peter Nsubuga Inspires Donors at Fall Ctty Meeting and Fundraiser

International Class alumnus and Hope for Youth Uganda founder Peter Nsubuga joined director Lois Holzman and All Stars Project co-founder and UX dean Lenora Fulani as a special guest presenter at the Institute’s fall community meeting and fundraiser on Sunday, November 13. (Fulani, who is also … Continue reading

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