News Tag: Community Engagement

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The Mitchell-Scarlett Partnership kicks off its first year

Tags: ball, community engagement, elementary education, k-12, khasnabis, mitchellscarlett, reischl, secondary education, teacher education, teacher education initiative

Articles on and in the Ann Arbor Journal cover the September 13 kick-off party and include Deborah Ball, Cathy Reischl, and Debi Khasnabis discussing the collaboration.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Summer Learning Institute featured in the Ann Arbor Journal

Tags: community engagement, elementary education, k-12, literacy, master of arts with certification, mathematics education, teacher education

This partner-program of SOE and Ann Arbor Public Schools provides mathematics and literacy classes for rising 1st and 3rd grade students, while providing SOE ELMAC students with opportunities to observe and practice teaching.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Stephen Best's curriculum used by Native American middle-schoolers exploring science and language

Tags: community engagement, curricula

An article in the June 14, 2011, Record Update covers a program for a group of 20 Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa indians who spent a week at Camp KinoMaage, hosted by the university's Biological Station. The program included language and science, based on a curriculum developed by Stephen Best.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Helping pre-K children get a jumpstart on success

Tags: community engagement, early childhood, early literacy, literacy, neuman

Jumpstart is an AmeriCorps program partnered with U-M through which university students work with low-income, at-risk preschool students on language, literacy, and social skills.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Bringing Spanish to the schools

Tags: community, community engagement, coolican, elementary education, freeman, k-12, teacher education initiative

An innovative partnership with Ann Arbor Public Schools provides Spanish language instruction in elementary schools.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Deborah Ball joins Detroit Public School panel to search for new DPS leader

Tags: ball, community engagement, detroit, k-12

Robert Bobb's appointment as emergency financial manager of Detroit Public Schools ends in June. Deborah Loewenberg Ball is a member of a 25-person panel that is conducting a nationwide search for Bobb's successor, according to an article posted on the Click on Detroit website on February 14, 2011.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The ICS's Arab-Israeli Conflict simulation is featured in Explore magazine

Tags: community engagement, k-12, stanzler

Jeff Stanzler, ICS director, discusses the history of ICS, and the program's use by students at Livonia Franklin High School is examined.

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