In the News

AERA Highlights
AERA Fellow Okhee Lee Appointed to NSF Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering
January 2024

Education Week
Aligned Science Curriculum, Better Scores? Research Finds a Connection
December 8, 2023

NYU Steinhardt News
Department of Teaching and Learning’s Okhee Lee awarded $3M from NSF
October 27, 2023

New Educator, College of Education, Michigan State University
Life Lessons for Spartans
October 17, 2023

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
English is the go-to language of science, but students often do better when taught in more tongues
September 27, 2023

2023 Noyce Summit brings together STEM teachers to discuss preparation and retention
September 12, 2023

The State News
Seniors celebrate at fall commencement ceremony
December 18, 2022

Lansing State Journal
Michigan State graduation is Friday and Saturday. Here’s what to know
December 13, 2022

MSU Today
Distinguished professionals to address MSU’s fall 2022 graduates
December 6, 2022

6 NYU profs awarded lifetime fellowship for contributions to science
February 8, 2022

NYU Steinhardt News
Okhee Lee Receives Top Award for Practice-Engaged Research
October 14, 2021

K-12 Dive
Weaving anti-bias and equity into curricula begins with self-reflection
May 26, 2021

The New York Times letter to the editor
A Science Summit to Tackle America’s Problems
February 9, 2021

Crain’s New York Business
Donovan looks to public-private partnership to end education divide
January 8, 2021

NYU Steinhardt News
NYU Steinhardt faculty wins Distinguished Service to Science Education Award
July 2, 2020

City enrichment centers to bridge the child care gap for essential workers
March 19, 2020

Tuesday News Brief – University of Buffalo Graduate School of Education
Speaker series provokes insight, conversation and reflection
February 11, 2020

Education Next
The 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings
January 13, 2020

Quinnipiac University’s Science Teaching and Learning Center will host Prof. Okhee Lee on Dec. 7
November 27, 2019

The PIE News
US: English learners being let down
October 16, 2019

Education Week
For English-Learners to Excel, More Collaboration Needed, Researcher Argues
October 8, 2109

NYU Weekly
Professor Offers Steps to End Disparities in STEM for English Learners
October 8, 2019

NYU Scholar Makes Recommendations to End Disparities in STEM for English Learners
October 8, 2019

Next Generation Science Standards
Example of High-Quality NGSS Design: Grade 5 – SAIL Garbage Unit
September 2019

Engaging All Students in Science
March 17, 2018

NYU Steinhardt News
How Do Children Learn Science? Questions for Okhee Lee, Professor of Childhood Education
January 16, 2018

Washington Square News
National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants
September 13, 2017

Education Dive
Embracing new ways of teaching science and language with English learners
March 17, 2017

Regents set to adopt new state science learning standards
December 12, 2016

Union News Daily
NYU will develop STEM curriculum for Elizabeth schools
November 5, 2015

U.S. News & World Report
Common Core: A Spark for STEM
June 30, 2015

Los Angeles Times
Speaking up for the low-profile commencement speaker
May 27, 2014

City & State NY
High-need learners and the common core standards
November 18, 2013


Teacher professional development programs integrating science and language with multilingual learners
October 4, 2023

Future Approaches in STEM Education
December 21, 2022       

Count me among the nation’s STEM English learners
LinkedIn Article
November 29, 2022

How to Make a Difference in STEM Equity, Part 3
LinkedIn Article
September 7, 2022

How to Make a Difference in STEM Equity, Part 2
LinkedIn Article
August 26, 2022

How to Make a Difference in STEM Equity, Part 1
LinkedIn Article
August 15, 2022

Contemporary approaches in science education with all students
June 17, 2022

An Asian-American Woman Leans In
LinkedIn Article
May 16, 2022

Give science educators a seat at the national policy table
LinkedIn Article
March 21, 2022

Developing and Supporting a Strong, Diverse Science Teaching Workforce
February 24, 2022

Connecticut Public’s Thinkalong Blog
Teaching Science to Address Societally Pressing Phenomena and Challenges
February 22, 2021

How Can STEM Disciplines and STEM Education Work in Concert to Address Systemic Racism and the COVID-19 Pandemic? Creating a New Normal for STEM Education
January 26, 2021

Opinion: Our country is divided. Science can unite us.
The Biden administration should hold a National Science Summit in the first 100 days.
January 22, 2021

NYS TESOL 2020 Blog
The unique times we are living in
October 28, 2020

NSTA: Next Gen Navigator
Making Everyday Phenomena Phenomenal
August 27, 2020

Contemporary Instructional Approaches to Promote STEM Learning for English Learners
March 21, 2019

English Learners in STEM Subjects
January 8, 2019

NSTA: Teaching Teachers
Integrating Computational Thinking and Modeling into Science Instruction
October 7, 2018