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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Maisie Gholson receives Early Career Publication Award from AERA Special Interest Group on Research in Mathematics Education

Professor Maisie L. Gholson has been selected to receive the 2018 Early Career Publication Award of the Special Interest Group on Research in Mathematics Education (SIG RME) of AERA for her manuscript, “Clean corners and algebra: A critical examination of the constructed invisibility of Black girls and women in mathematics,” published in the Journal of Negro Education. Read more »

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

PhD students Kimberly Ransom and Tonya Kneff-Chang discuss co-teaching for StoryCorps

PhD candidates Kimberly Ransom and Tonya Kneff-Chang conversed about their co-teaching experience in EDUC 790 during a Bicentennial StoryCorps recording session. Read more »

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

School of Education ranks among top 25 universities in QS World University Rankings

The School of Education was ranked #20 internationally by QS World University Rankings. Read more »

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Liz Kolb featured on U-M home page for using social media in the service of public engagement

The landing page of the University of Michigan website features an image of Dr. Liz Kolb showing ELMAC intern Conall Walsh how she uses Twitter to network with other teachers. Read more »

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Friday, March 02, 2018

Elizabeth Birr Moje speaks about literacy education on Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Deepa Fernandes interviewed Elizabeth Birr Moje for a story which aired on KCRW’s Press Play with Madeleine Brand, a radio show that examines issues in the Los Angeles area. Read more »

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Big History Project featured in Stories of our State

The Big History Project, a curriculum co-designed by Professor Bob Bain, is featured in a new video and press release produced by the University of Michigan as part of its Stories of our State series. Read more »

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Elizabeth Birr Moje OpEd on investing in teachers published in The Detroit News

An OpEd written by Elizabeth Birr Moje was published in The Detroit News on February 22. Read more »

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Doctoral alum Natalie R. Davis receives AERA Division G Best Dissertation Award

Natalie R. Davis, a doctoral alumna in Educational Studies, was awarded the 2018 Division G Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association. Read more »

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Nell Duke quoted in The Detroit News about local literacy curricula

Professor Nell Duke was quoted in a Detroit News article addressing Detroit Public Schools’ current misalignment with Common Core Standards for English Language Arts. Read more »

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Susan Dynarski writes Brookings article about benefits of required ACT/SAT testing

In a recent piece for Brookings, Professor Susan Dynarski explains that low-income students face obstacles that can place them off the path to college. Read more »

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

SOE work featured in Poverty Solutions progress report and 2018 projects

U-M Poverty Solutions published its first progress report and announced its 2018 grants, both of which feature the work of School of Education faculty and students. Read more »

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Mike and Sue Jandernoa give $4.3 million to U-M; bulk of gift supports education partnership in Grand Rapids schools

Grand Rapids business and community leaders Mike and Sue Jandernoa are intensifying their efforts to improve the mathematics proficiency of Michigan schoolchildren through a partnership with the University of Michigan. Read more »

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Andrew Ho presents the 2018 Frank B. Womer Lecture

Andrew Ho, Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, presented his talk titled “The Role of Measurement in the ‘Big Data’ Era” on February 14. Read more »

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Friday, February 09, 2018

Vasti Torres honored with ACPA-College Student Educators International award for outstanding Contribution to Knowledge

American College Personnel Association-College Student Educators International announced that Vasti Torres will be honored with the 2018 Contribution to Knowledge Award. Read more »

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Friday, February 09, 2018

Susan Dynarski featured on Michigan Radio’s Stateside

Professor Susan Dynarski spoke with Stateside host Cynthia Canty about worldwide student loan policies and repayment programs. Read more »

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