News Tag: Teaching And Learning

Friday, October 07, 2011

Brian Jacob's research on organizing schools to improve student achievement featured on the Education News blog

Tags: digital signage, jacob, k-12, policy, secondary education, teacher effectiveness, teaching and learning

Later secondary school start-times, K-8 schools, and reducing teachers' switching of grades found to have significant effects on student performance.


Friday, September 16, 2011

In the Washington Post, David Cohen blogs about why education reform keeps failing

Tags: cohen, digital signage, expertise, policy, teaching and learning

He writes about the disappointing track record of various education reforms in the U.S. and calls for the development of a national educational infrastructure.


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 AnnArbor.com 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, 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.


Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Deborah Ball on improving education in Detroit

Tags: ball, detroit, digital signage, k-12, teaching and learning

She says "for kids living in poverty and facing challenges, really good teaching can make an amazing difference."


Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Deborah Ball emphasizes school improvement in a Holland Sentinel column

Tags: ball, digital signage, elementary education, k-12, teacher quality, teaching and learning

Ball says "discussions of culture or environment shouldn’t be excuses for ignoring how much progress can be made by improving schools.”


Monday, May 09, 2011

4T VirtualCon: Teachers Teaching Teachers about Technology

Tags: elementary education, instructional improvement, k-12, master of arts with certification, professional development, secondary education, teacher education, teaching and learning, technology

A four-day, online opportunity for educators from across the globe to connect, network, and learn from each other about issues in technology education.


Monday, May 02, 2011

Studying language and culture in New Zealand's schools

Tags: reischl, teaching and learning, young

Fifteen undergraduates are in New Zealand, studying teaching and learning in schools. They're keeping a blog throughout May, while they're abroad.


Friday, April 22, 2011

Shari Saunders talks about creating respect in diverse classrooms on HigherEdJobs website

Tags: diversity and social justice, saunders, teacher education, teaching and learning

On HigherEdJobs.com, Saunders talks about her background, her interests in social justice education and teacher education, and gives tips on creating respectful, inclusive classrooms.


Monday, March 21, 2011

David Cohen and Susan Neuman discuss digital media and learning

Tags: cohen, digital signage, neuman, teaching and learning, technology

At a conference on digital education, Cohen talked about school systems' adoption of technology. In a separate presentation, Neuman cautioned against assuming that technology was available to all, or that it was necessarily beneficial to education.


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