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Ira Lit

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Ira Lit

Professor (Teaching)
STEP Faculty Director

Assistant: Elizabeth Chesler

Office: CERAS 327


Research and practice focuses on teacher education, elementary education, educational equity, and the design and purpose of education and schooling, as well as the exploration of the educational experience of students often marginalized by the school context.

Other Titles

Professor (Teaching), Graduate School of Education
Affiliate, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Program Affiliations

CTE: Elementary Education
CTE: Teacher Education
Stanford Accelerator for Learning

Research Interests

Diversity and Identity | Elementary Education | Parents and Family Issues | Special Education | Teachers and Teaching

See a full list of GSE Faculty research interests >

Recent Publications

Lit, I., & Darling-Hammond, L. (2015). The Threads They Follow: Bank Street Teachers in a Changing World. Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education.

Lit, I. W. (2014). Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation. Yale University Press.

Goldenberg, C., Hicks, J., & Lit, I. (2013). Teaching young English learners. Handbook of Research-Based Practice in Early.

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