LA Johnson

LA Johnson appears in the following:

The Amazing Pedal-Powered Brain Race: The Finish Line

Thursday, August 18, 2016

These middle schoolers built a 200-pound human brain on wheels. Will it survive the eight-hour race through the streets of Baltimore?


Building The Pedal-Powered Brain: Countdown To Race Day

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

These middle schoolers have been working after school for six months building their giant human-powered brain sculpture. Will their ideas hold up or come crashing down?


On A Mission To Race The Middle School Brain

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

How do you pedal a 200-pound pink brain — made of rubber, foam and steel — up 45-degree hills, through thick mud and water without breaking? These middle schoolers have eight months to figure it out.


Our First Web Comic: A Great Teacher, Illustrated

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

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Frozen In Time, Remembering The Students Who Changed A Teacher's Life

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jonathan Kozol looks back on events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age, that reveal how an elementary school treated black children in 1960s Boston.


In The Chaos of A Crowded Bar, Lessons For A Special Ed Teacher

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The NPR Ed team is discovering what teachers do when they're not teaching. Artist? Carpenter? Quidditch player? Explore our Secret Lives of Teachers series.

It's late and the bar is packed. In the darkness of the club, people bob and sway to the DJ's bass-heavy electronic music. The show ...