SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series 2016–17

October 3, 2016 - June 6, 2017
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
CERAS Learning Hall, Stanford University
Free and open to the public

Collaborative multi-disciplinary conversations are vital to our mission to inform research, policy and practice on equity and opportunity in education. The 2016–17 SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series features affiliated scholars and leading members of the education community to examine the latest research and pressing education issues.


Lectures in the 2016–17 SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series are co-sponsored by:

The Schedule

Oct 3
"Performing Power: Understanding Relationships of Authority among Students during Collaborative Mathematics Problem-Solving" // Presenter: Jennifer Langer-Osuna

Nov 7
"Be the Change"—Book Talk & Signing // Presenters: Linda Darling-Hammond; Nicky Ramos-Beban; Rebecca Padnos Altamirano; and Sonia Jimenez

Dec 13
"Self-Regulation in Children and their Caregivers: Implications for Adaptation and Resiliance" // Presenter: Jelena Obradovic

Jan 24
"Evaluating and Improving the Design of Textual and Visual Components in National and International Assessments" // Presenter: Guillermo Solano-Flores

Feb 13
"Beyond the "English Learner" Label: Recognizing the Richness of Students' Multilingual Repertoires" // Presenter: Ramon Antonio Martinez

Feb 17
"Intersection of Language, Class, Ethnicity, and Policy: Towards Disrupting Inequality for English Language Learners" // Presenter: Oscar Jiménez-Castellanos

Mar 27
"The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum" // Presenter: Thomas S. Dee

May 22
"A Hundred years of Tone and Mood: How Standardized Tests Have Asked Students to Read Literature, 1900–Present" // Presenter: Sarah Levine

Jun 5
"Community as a Campus: From Educational Problems to Possibilities in Minoritized Contexts" // Presenter: Jonathan Rosa