Merle FroschlDirector, Educational Equity
Areas of expertise
- U.S. education
- Educational equity
- Early care and education
- Gender equity
- Child development
Projects & Resources
Right from the Start in the Digital Age is a national FHI 360 initiative to lay the groundwork for children in grades PreK–3 to be safe and responsible digital citizens. The goal of the initiative is to help prevent and protect children from cyberbullying and other harmful online behaviors that affect older children.
FHI 360, IMPAQ International and the New York Academy of Sciences are leading a capacity-building project for the National Science Foundation that will advance research and practice on developing a strong math identity in girls.
Right from the Start in the Digital Age: Curricula Activities for Teachers and Parents to Help Children Become Good Digital Citizens
This resource provides activities designed to help teachers instill responsible online behavior in students in grades K–3, including activities to help students develop social-emotional skills and a sense of community.
Right from the Start in the Digital Age is a position paper addressing the need to lay the groundwork for children in grades PreK–3 to develop both safe and responsible digital citizenship that will help prevent them from engaging in, and being affected by, harmful behaviors such as cyberbullying in later years.
Teasing and bullying do not affect just bullies and their victims, they have an impact on everyone and can seriously disturb the learning environment. Quit it! is a research-based, school-wide program for grades K–3.