News Tag: Literacy

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Nell Duke contributes post to Edutopia blog

Tags: duke, expertise, literacy

Edutopia, a blog of the George Lucas Educational Foundation, features a post by Nell Duke, “Talking About Text Structure in the PBL Classroom.” Duke offers seven steps to teach informational text structures in a project-based learning format.


Thursday, September 03, 2015

American RadioWorks showcases SOE in documentary, “Teaching Teachers”

Tags: instructional improvement, literacy, rounds project, teacher education

Many SOE faculty members and students are prominently featured in the latest documentary from American RadioWorks, "Teaching Teachers," which reviews the state of teacher education in the United States and asks what it would take to improve teaching on a wide scale.


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Research by Holly K. Craig central to educational program rollout

Tags: craig, expertise, language, literacy

Xconomy, a website covering business, life sciences, and technology news, has posted a story on Ventris Learning, whose flagship educational program is based on research by Holly K. Craig. The program, called Toggle Talk, centers around Craig’s work on a language “code-switching” curriculum involving uses of Standard American English and African-American English.


Monday, January 05, 2015

Nell Duke honored by Literacy Research Association

Tags: duke, expertise, literacy

Nell Duke has been awarded the P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award by the Literacy Research Association. The award is presented to an author whose work has had a positive impact on literacy practices and/or policies within district, school, and/or classroom settings.


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Linking dialect to literacy

Tags: craig, elementary education, literacy

Research by Holly K. Craig, professor emerita, research professor emerita, and program director of the Michigan Project on Oral Language, Writing, and Reading, has led to a unique curriculum for elementary school students, centered around linguistic diversity.


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Elizabeth Moje elected to membership in the National Academy of Education

Tags: awards, literacy, moje

Elizabeth becomes the 10th faculty member of the School of Education to join the NAEd. University of Michigan's School of Education ranks among the top schools in terms of number of current NAEd members. The others are Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Hyman Bass, David Cohen, Jacquelynne Eccles, Jeff Mirel, Annemarie Palincsar, and Brian Rowan.


Friday, July 12, 2013

Elizabeth Moje appointed to National Academy of Sciences committee

Tags: literacy, moje

Elizabeth Moje was appointed to the planning committee for the NRC workshop on the overlap between "Literacy in Science" and the practice of obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information.


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