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Friday, November 22, 2019

Dean Elizabeth Moje speaks about the Teaching School and community development on Detroit Today

Dr. Elizabeth Moje was a guest on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson on November 13 Read more »

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Friday, November 22, 2019

New online course teaches students how to think like a computer

Humans program computers in order to tell a computer what to do, but programmers must first consider exactly what results they want from the computer. Read more »

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Friday, November 22, 2019

There are numerous foundational skills for reading—and teaching them well is essential, says Nell Duke

Every two years, results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—also known as The Nation’s Report Card—are released. Read more »

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

CSHPE student Jarell Skinner-Roy speaks on critical consciousness and ethical nonprofit storytelling in podcast interview

CSHPE master’s student Jarell Skinner-Roy was interviewed by the NAME IT! podcast to expand on his recent article on dismantling white supremacy in the nonprofit sector. Read more »

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Friday, November 15, 2019

New research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

Research led by the SOE that followed students over a 27-year period sheds light on just how wealth influences learning outcomes, and why it may be a greater driver of socioeconomic disparities in educational achievement and intergenerational inequality than income alone. Read more »

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Friday, November 08, 2019

The SOE establishes an online Advanced Education Technology Certificate Program

The SOE has announced a new online certificate for working teachers and administrators across the glo Read more »

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Friday, November 08, 2019

Under what conditions do the benefits of preschool last? Christina Weiland and SOE students share longitudinal findings

In a set of recent papers, Dr. Christina Weiland and colleagues provided new evidence on the impacts of Boston Public School’s prekindergarten program through third grade and the school-level factors that promote a lasting boost. Read more »

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Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Alumnus Kenneth Fischer recognized with honorary doctorate of fine arts degree

School of Education alumnus Kenneth Fischer, President Emeritus of the University Musical Society (UMS), was recommended to receive an honorary doctorate of fine arts at the University of Michigan 2019 Winter Commencement. Read more »

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Friday, November 01, 2019

Regents appoint Dr. Pamela A. Moss as John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Education

Dr. Pamela A. Moss has been appointed as the John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Education by the Regents of the University of Michigan. Read more »

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Friday, October 25, 2019

P–20 leaders discussed education in Detroit on NBC News Learn panels

Dean Elizabeth Moje and two other leaders of organizations collaborating on the P–20 partnership contributed to a set of panel interviews on NBC News. Read more »

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Friday, October 25, 2019

College ready: Wolverine Pathways paved way to higher ed for kids unsure how to get there

The middle and high school students who are part of the University of Michigan’s Wolverine Pathways program have the smarts to get to college. Read more »

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Elizabeth Moje comments on declining enrollment in teacher education programs leading to teacher shortages across the state

Teacher preparation programs at Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, and the University of Michigan—three of the state’s largest educators of future teachers—has continued to see declining or flat enrollment since 2016–17. Read more »

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

National Forum expands educational opportunities for undocumented students with Kresge Foundation grant

The National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good and primary investigator John Burkhardt received the grant “Strengthening Networks for Communicating Educational Opportunities for Undocumented Students” funded by the Kresge Foundation. Read more »

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

PhD student Kimberly Ransom uncovers Black childhood histories with support from Rackham

Educational Studies doctoral student Kimberly Ransom was featured in Rackham Graduate School’s Student Spotlights on October 9 Read more »

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Teaching School recognized in opinion article on new approaches to educator training

In an opinion piece for The Chattanoogan, J.C. Bowman, executive director of Professional Educators of Tennessee, wrote about the future outlook for student teacher training. Read more »

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