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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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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Anne Ruggles Gere quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article on AI in college courses

Professor Anne Ruggles Gere is quoted in he Chronicle of Higher Education article “How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Teaching.” Read more »

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

International Baccalaureate teaching certificate now available to secondary teacher education students

The SOE is launching an International Baccalaureate (IB) teaching certificate for undergraduate and graduate students completing secondary teacher certification at the school. Read more »

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Jeffrey Albrecht receives King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship

CPEP doctoral candidate Jeffrey Albrecht received a King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship, awarded by Rackham Graduate School for his dissertation research in Michigan high schools. Read more »

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Christina Weiland receives grant from Davidson College and Brady Education Foundation to evaluate family literacy program

Professor Christina Weiland has received a grant from Davidson College and the Brady Education Foundation for her project titled “Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Food for Thought Program.” Read more »

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018

New Education for Empowerment minor engages undergraduates

The School of Education now offers a new undergraduate minor called Education for Empowerment. Read more »

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Vasti Torres lends expertise on post-traditional college students to debate over Times Higher Education article

Professor Vasti Torres was interviewed by Sara Custer for a Times Higher Education (THE) podcast. For the podcast “Tensions between faculty and their students” Torres shares expertise on the evolving relationship between faculty and students, a growing population of whom are considered nontraditional—or post-traditional—students. Read more »

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Nell Duke receives ILA’s prestigious William S. Gray Citation of Merit

Professor Nell K. Duke was awarded the William S. Gray Citation of Merit by the International Literacy Association (ILA). The William S. Gray Citation of Merit, ILA's most prestigious award, is reserved for those ILA members who have made outstanding contributions to multiple facets of literacy development—research, theory, practice, and policy. Read more »

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