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Friday, August 31, 2018

Detroit school board subcommittee supportive of urban teaching school plans; new details of the partnership covered by Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat reporter Koby Levin announced details of a partnership between the Detroit Public School Community District, the University of Michigan, the Marygrove College conservancy, and the Kresge Foundation to establish a pre-K–12 school on the Marygrove campus. Read more »

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Matthew Ronfeldt and Hillary Greene Nolan contribute to study and report on student teacher placements and success

Professor Matthew Ronfeldt and Doctoral Candidate Hillary Greene Nolan contributed to a study led by the UChicago Consortium to investigate features of common pathways into teaching (traditional, alternative, and residency programs). Read more »

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

New social studies curriculum developed by Chauncey Monte-Sano and Mary Schleppegrell promotes literacy, free to teachers nationwide

Read.Inquire.Write. is a research-based curriculum from U-M School of Education professors Chauncey Monte-Sano and Mary Schleppegrell. Read more »

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

PhD student Elizabeth Tacke quoted in Chronicle article on career diversity

Fifth-year JPEE student Elizabeth Tacke was quoted in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education which explores the concept of career diversity training for graduate students. Read more »

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Deborah Rivas-Drake hosts new Psychology Today blog

Professor Deborah Rivas-Drake hosts a new blog on Psychology Today called "American Me, American We." The first post, centered around identity and terminology in youth, is titled "Immigrant, American." Read more »

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Friday, August 17, 2018

SOE offers online course in Disciplinary Literacy

New course helps teachers around the world support students’ literacy achievement and increase their access to deeper content knowledge. Read more »

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Matt Diemer receives grant from NYU and U.S. Department of Education for work on Youth Leadership Councils

Matt Diemer has received a grant from New York University and the U.S. Department of Education for the project “Exploring the Role of Youth Leadership Councils: Developmental Competencies, Critical Consciousness, and School & Civic Engagement.” Read more »

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Elizabeth Birr Moje on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson

Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson interviewed Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje for the segment “Should We Segregate Students Based on Academic Ability?” Read more »

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Nell Duke talks early childhood literacy on Education Talk Radio podcast

Professor Nell Duke and Dawn Linden, Executive Director of Elementary Education for Ann Arbor Public Schools, were interviewed for the podcast Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs. The podcast centered on the topic of “Pre-K Comprehension Development and Instruction for Education Equity and Learning.” Read more »

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