U-M School of Education news http://www.soe.umich.edu/index.php en bodene@umich.edu Copyright 2014 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:28:06 GMT Janet H. Lawrence named to group considering Hong Kong institute’s bid for university status http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/janet_h._lawrence_named_to_group_considering_hong_kong_institutes_bid_for_u/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/janet_h._lawrence_named_to_group_considering_hong_kong_institutes_bid_for_u/#id:15806#date:15:28 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:28 GMT Christina Weiland co-authors op-ed in Seattle Times in support of expanded pre-school http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/christina_weiland_co-authors_op-ed_in_seattle_times_in_support_of_expanded_/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/christina_weiland_co-authors_op-ed_in_seattle_times_in_support_of_expanded_/#id:15805#date:15:43 In a guest column in The Seattle Times, Christina Weiland and Deborah Phillips of Georgetown University write in support of passage of a local proposition to expand access to high-quality pre-school programs in Seattle. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:43 GMT Executive Committee agenda now available for the October 21 meeting http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_executive_committee_agenda_10_20_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_executive_committee_agenda_10_20_2014/#id:15804#date:19:11 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:11 GMT SOE Coffee Hour to be held on October 27 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_coffee_hour_10_20_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_coffee_hour_10_20_2014/#id:15803#date:19:06 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:06 GMT Major student recruitment campaign launches http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_recruitment_campaign_launches_10_20_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_recruitment_campaign_launches_10_20_2014/#id:15802#date:19:00 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:00 GMT Project by SOE faculty featured on Third Century Initiative website http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/project_by_soe_faculty_featured_on_third_century_initiative_website/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/project_by_soe_faculty_featured_on_third_century_initiative_website/#id:15800#date:18:00 A project developed by SOE faculty members Debi Khasnabis, Simona Goldin, Cathy Reischl, Carla O’Connor, and Matthew Ronfeldt (with Susan Atkins of Ann Arbor Public Schools), is prominently featured on the website of U-M’s Third Century Initiative. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00 GMT Prospective Graduate Student Webinar Series 2014 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/prospective_graduate_student_webinar_series_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/prospective_graduate_student_webinar_series_2014/#id:15798#date:17:52 Interested in learning more about our graduate programs? Hear from faculty and students about the program structure, benefits, and unique qualities, while also learning about the logistics of an application. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:52 GMT Deborah Loewenberg Ball quoted in Education Week article about developing new teaching assessment exams http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/Deborah_Loewenberg_Ball_quoted_in_Education_Week_/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/Deborah_Loewenberg_Ball_quoted_in_Education_Week_/#id:15789#date:14:24 Deborah Loewenberg Ball was quoted in Education Week about a joint effort between TeachingWorks and the Educational Testing Service to develop a new exam capable of measuring teacher-candidates' ability to execute key aspects of instruction, such as leading a class discussion and asking probing questions to gauge students' understanding. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:24 GMT Beyond the Classroom - Laura Sanchez-Parkinson, August 15 - October 15 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/beyond_the_classroom_laura_sanchez_parkinson_august_15_October_15/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/beyond_the_classroom_laura_sanchez_parkinson_august_15_October_15/#id:15801#date:15:32 The past couple of months at the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) have been very busy. One of my main responsibilities is planning our upcoming conference, “Transforming Campus Climates for Greater Student Engagement and Success.” Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:32 GMT Building a Better Teacher author to sign book at Literati http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/Building_a_Better_Teacher_author_to_sign_book_at_Literati/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/Building_a_Better_Teacher_author_to_sign_book_at_Literati/#id:15788#date:18:22 Elizabeth Green, author of the New York Times bestseller Building a Better Teacher, will sign copies of her book at Literati on October 20 at 7 p.m. Green will discuss the book and share her thoughts on what it takes to build a better teacher. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:22 GMT Educational Studies colloquium with Shanyce L. Campbell to be held on November 6 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_ed_studies_colloquium_campbell_10_13_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_ed_studies_colloquium_campbell_10_13_2014/#id:15787#date:18:34 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:34 GMT Race and Social Justice in Education Symposium Series to continue with a talk by Stephen John Quaye on October 23 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_race_social_justice_quaye_10_13_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_race_social_justice_quaye_10_13_2014/#id:15786#date:18:30 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:30 GMT Dean’s Advisory Council held a productive meeting on October 9 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_advisory_council_10_13_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_advisory_council_10_13_2014/#id:15785#date:18:27 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:27 GMT Thank you to the students, faculty, and staff who attended the grand opening of the Lounge http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_grand_opening_lounge_10_13_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_grand_opening_lounge_10_13_2014/#id:15784#date:18:23 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:23 GMT Rebecca Christensen named finalist for Paul P. Fidler Research Grant http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/rebecca_christensen_named_finalist_for_paul_p._fidler_research_grant/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/rebecca_christensen_named_finalist_for_paul_p._fidler_research_grant/#id:15780#date:18:30 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:30 GMT Executive Committee agenda now available for the October 7 meeting http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_executive_committee_agenda_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_executive_committee_agenda_10_6_2014/#id:15779#date:19:04 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:04 GMT SOE Career Awareness Conference to be held on November 7 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_career_awareness_conference_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_career_awareness_conference_10_6_2014/#id:15778#date:19:02 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:02 GMT School of Education Open House to be held on October 16 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_soe_open_house_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_soe_open_house_10_6_2014/#id:15777#date:18:54 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:54 GMT Dean's Advisory Council meeting to be held on October 9 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_advisory_council_meeting_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_advisory_council_meeting_10_6_2014/#id:15776#date:18:52 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:52 GMT Race and Social Justice in Education Symposium Series to continue with a talk by R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy on October 9 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_race_social_justice_lewis-mccoy_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_race_social_justice_lewis-mccoy_10_6_2014/#id:15775#date:18:48 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:48 GMT Opportunity to develop the practice of listening in collaboration with other SOE community members on October 9 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_practice_of_listening_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_practice_of_listening_10_6_2014/#id:15774#date:18:44 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:44 GMT Feedback requested on SOE Diversity and Equity Statement and Strategic Plan http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_feedback_diversity_equity_10_6_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_feedback_diversity_equity_10_6_2014/#id:15773#date:18:30 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:30 GMT ICS group’s simulations featured on CoolCatTeacher website http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/ics_groups_simulations_featured_on_coolcatteacher_website/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/ics_groups_simulations_featured_on_coolcatteacher_website/#id:15768#date:15:06 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:06 GMT SOE researchers discover why there are fewer women at the most selective colleges http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/soe_researchers_discover_why_there_are_fewer_women_at_the_most_selective_co/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/soe_researchers_discover_why_there_are_fewer_women_at_the_most_selective_co/#id:15767#date:12:59 A study co-authored by Rob Bielby, Julie Posselt, Ozan Jaquette, and Mike Bastedo has found that women are underrepresented in the U.S.’s most selective colleges, and the reason is most likely standardized test scores, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports in a story, which was also picked up by Business Insider. “It’s perplexing. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:59 GMT “Place Out of Time” interactive simulation not out of place in Oman http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/place_out_of_time_interactive_simulation_not_out_of_place_in_oman/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/place_out_of_time_interactive_simulation_not_out_of_place_in_oman/#id:15764#date:23:58 “May it please the court,” began the young man in Muscat, Oman, as he launched into an impassioned presentation of testimony before a panel of distinguished justices. In real life, he was one of 80 promising high school students brought together from all over Oman for intensive summer study, but to the justices, and indeed to most of the others in the room, he was known as Mary “Mother” Jones. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:58 GMT Bob Bain interviewed by NPR on Big History Project http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/bob_bain_interviewed_by_npr_on_big_history_project/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/bob_bain_interviewed_by_npr_on_big_history_project/#id:15762#date:13:09 An interview with Bob Bain on The Big History Project is on the Michigan Radio website. In the story, “Bain argues that students taking the new history class are coming away with a more connected world view and better critical thinking skills.” Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:09 GMT Leanne Kang awarded fellowship http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/leanne_kang_awarded_fellowship/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/leanne_kang_awarded_fellowship/#id:15761#date:13:04 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:04 GMT Next NSF/NIH Research Integrity Training Seminar to be held on October 10 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_nsf_nih_research_integrity_training_seminar_09_29_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_nsf_nih_research_integrity_training_seminar_09_29_2014/#id:15760#date:19:10 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:10 GMT TeachingWorks streaming seminar series to launch on October 7 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_teachingworks_streaming_seminar_launch_09_29_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_teachingworks_streaming_seminar_launch_09_29_2014/#id:15759#date:19:05 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:05 GMT Race and Social Justice in Education Symposium Series to kick off with a talk by Anthony Fairbanks on October 2 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_race_social_justice_in_education_09_29_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_race_social_justice_in_education_09_29_2014/#id:15758#date:18:58 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:58 GMT ELMAC interns help sixth-graders learn how to be “super” digital citizens http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/elmac_interns_help_sixth-graders_learn_how_to_be_super_digital_citizens/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/elmac_interns_help_sixth-graders_learn_how_to_be_super_digital_citizens/#id:15756#date:18:00 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:00 GMT Jill Peters featured in The University Record http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/jill_peters_featured_in_the_university_record/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/jill_peters_featured_in_the_university_record/#id:15755#date:17:57 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:57 GMT Five Minutes With Ron Miller http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/five_minutes_with_ron_miller/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/five_minutes_with_ron_miller/#id:15752#date:15:55 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:55 GMT Grand opening and dedication of the Lounge to be celebrated on October 9 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_lounge_grand_opening_09_22_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_lounge_grand_opening_09_22_2014/#id:15747#date:18:14 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:14 GMT Next NSF/NIH Research Integrity Training Seminar to be held on September 23 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_nsf_nih_research_09_22_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_nsf_nih_research_09_22_2014/#id:15746#date:18:11 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:11 GMT Executive Committee agenda now available for the September 23 meeting http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_executive_committee_09_22_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_executive_committee_09_22_2014/#id:15745#date:18:02 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:02 GMT New faculty leadership of Teacher Education Program http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_new_faculty_leadership_09_22_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_new_faculty_leadership_09_22_2014/#id:15744#date:17:59 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:59 GMT Follow-up to the all-school event on September 19 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_all_school_follow_up_09_22_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_all_school_follow_up_09_22_2014/#id:15743#date:17:36 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:36 GMT Susan Dynarski contributes essay on college ratings, tuition http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/susan_dynarski_contributes_essay_on_college_ratings_tuition/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/susan_dynarski_contributes_essay_on_college_ratings_tuition/#id:15742#date:15:05 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:05 GMT Research by Michael Bastedo, Ozan Jaquette named in NYT story http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/research_by_michael_bastedo_ozan_jaquette_named_in_nyt_story/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/research_by_michael_bastedo_ozan_jaquette_named_in_nyt_story/#id:15741#date:14:58 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:58 GMT Paper co-authored by Brian Jacob, Brian McCall cited in NYT story on college amenities http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/paper_co-authored_by_brian_jacob_brian_mccall_cited_in_nyt_story_on_college/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/paper_co-authored_by_brian_jacob_brian_mccall_cited_in_nyt_story_on_college/#id:15740#date:13:29 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:29 GMT Michelle Bellino a panelist at Harvard symposium http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/michelle_bellino_a_panelist_at_harvard_symposium/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/michelle_bellino_a_panelist_at_harvard_symposium/#id:15734#date:17:11 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:11 GMT All School Event: Listening and Understanding http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/all_school_event_listening_and_understanding/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/all_school_event_listening_and_understanding/#id:15729#date:21:03 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:03 GMT All-School Meeting 2014: Full Meeting Video http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/all-school_meeting_2014_full_meeting_video/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/all-school_meeting_2014_full_meeting_video/#id:15728#date:20:52 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:52 GMT Susan Dynarski writes essay on college ratings for NYT http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/susan_dynarski_writes_essay_on_college_ratings_for_nyt/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/susan_dynarski_writes_essay_on_college_ratings_for_nyt/#id:15727#date:19:58 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:58 GMT First phases of building renovation completed http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/soe_building_renovation_progressing/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/soe_building_renovation_progressing/#id:15368#date:19:41 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:41 GMT Fall Reception for faculty and staff to be held on Sunday, September 21 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_fall_reception_09_15_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_fall_reception_09_15_2014/#id:15726#date:19:00 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:00 GMT SOE launches all-school reading group with Americanah http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_americanah_09_15_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_americanah_09_15_2014/#id:15725#date:18:56 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:56 GMT All-School event to be held on September 19 http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_all_school_event_09_15_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_all_school_event_09_15_2014/#id:15723#date:18:30 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:30 GMT Thank you to the students, faculty, and staff who attended the All-School Meeting http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_all_school_09_15_2014/ http://www.soe.umich.edu/news_events/news/article/deansupdates_all_school_09_15_2014/#id:15722#date:18:26 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:26 GMT