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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Christina Weiland co-authors op-ed in Seattle Times in support of expanded pre-school

In a guest column in The Seattle Times, Christina Weiland and Deborah Phillips of Georgetown University write in support of passage of a local proposition to expand access to high-quality pre-school programs in Seattle. Read more »

Tags: early literacy, expertise, weiland

Monday, October 20, 2014

Project by SOE faculty featured on Third Century Initiative website

A project developed by SOE faculty members Debi Khasnabis, Simona Goldin, Cathy Reischl, Carla O’Connor, and Matthew Ronfeldt (with Susan Atkins of Ann Arbor Public Schools), is prominently featured on the website of U-M’s Third Century Initiative. Read more »

Tags: diversity and social justice, expertise, golden, khasnabis, o'connor, reischl, ronfeldt, teacher education, teacher effectiveness

Monday, October 20, 2014

Prospective Graduate Student Webinar Series 2014

Interested in learning more about our graduate programs? Hear from faculty and students about the program structure, benefits, and unique qualities, while also learning about the logistics of an application. Read more »

Tags: information session, masters, prospective students

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Deborah Loewenberg Ball quoted in Education Week article about developing new teaching assessment exams

Deborah Loewenberg Ball was quoted in Education Week about a joint effort between TeachingWorks and the Educational Testing Service to develop a new exam capable of measuring teacher-candidates' ability to execute key aspects of instruction, such as leading a class discussion and asking probing questions to gauge students' understanding. Read more »

Tags: ball, teacher assessment

Beyond the Classroom - Laura Sanchez-Parkinson, August 15 - October 15 news image Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Beyond the Classroom - Laura Sanchez-Parkinson, August 15 - October 15

The past couple of months at the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) have been very busy. One of my main responsibilities is planning our upcoming conference, “Transforming Campus Climates for Greater Student Engagement and Success.” Read more »

Tags: beyond the classroom, diversity and social justice, higher education

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Building a Better Teacher author to sign book at Literati

Elizabeth Green, author of the New York Times bestseller Building a Better Teacher, will sign copies of her book at Literati on October 20 at 7 p.m. Green will discuss the book and share her thoughts on what it takes to build a better teacher. Read more »

Tags: ball, teacher education

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