News Tag: Bain

Friday, November 02, 2012

Bob Bain and the Big History Project

Tags: bain, big history, digital signage, history

Bill Gates kicked off the Big History Project's educator beta program with a new page on his blog Gates Notes, noting the work of Bob Bain, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Education, who designed the course for high schools.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Deborah Ball, Francesca Forzani, and Bob Bain discuss TeachingWorks in the Michigan Daily

Tags: bain, ball, digital signage, forzani, teachingworks

On the occasion of the TeachingWorks open house and reception, Ball, Forzani, and Bain discuss the origins and aspirations of the organization.

Friday, October 07, 2011

Bob Bain on Big History in Inside Higher Education

Tags: bain, big history, digital signage, higher education

He comments on Dominican University of California's required Big History course.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Video of Arne Duncan and panel discussion, September 8, 2011

Tags: bahr, bain, ball, cohen, community, faculty, palincsar, policy, sellers, staff

The complete, one-hour video of the "fishbowl" style discussion with Duncan, our faculty members, a student, and a public school administrator.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan calls U-M School of Education a national model

Tags: bahr, bain, ball, cohen, digital signage, palincsar, sellers, teacher education, teacher education initiative, teacher quality

Coverage on and includes Duncan saying our work "has extraordinary national implications."

Monday, March 07, 2011

Bob Bain plays key role in Bill Gates's Big History project, announced at TED

Tags: bain, big history, digital signage, k-12, secondary education, technology

Bain is guiding the pedagogy for a problem-based, technology-rich high school course in Big History, as announced at TED 2011 by Bill Gates. Videos are available on our website:

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A Michigan Daily article covers some of our teacher education innovations

Tags: bain, ball, digital signage, elementary education, k-12, mitchellscarlett, reischl, rounds project, secondary education, teacher education

An article in the January 21, 2011, Michigan Daily covers several of the School of Education's innovations in teacher education. The Rounds Project is included, with its increased classroom experience requirements for teacher interns. Our collaboration with Ann Arbor Public Schools, the Mitchell/Scarlett U-M Partnership, is also discussed.

Monday, January 03, 2011

Our teacher education program and innovations are the subject of an article on

Tags: bain, ball, davis, digital signage, moje, sleep, teacher certification, teacher education, teacher education initiative

A December 30, 2010, article on features Bob Bain, Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Laurie Sleep, Elizabeth Davis, and Elizabeth Birr Moje. The article focuses on some of our innovations, including the rotation of teaching interns through rounds of area classrooms, the use of video, and the emphasis on practicing skills.

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