Bridges: Research into Practice - April 2008
April 2008 Issue
Elementary School Counselors Who Form Home-School-Community Partnerships Can Close Student Achievement Gaps
Researchers Jerry Trusty, Elizabeth Mellin, and James Herbert recommend four leadership and advocacy tasks for counselors.
William Rothwell discusses the importance of an employer to commit to developing its employees in order to meet future challenges.
William Lowe Boyd collaborated with two other researchers to examine changes in urban education reform by analyzing five case studies.
Researcher Kimberly Powell says children are more engaged when involved in artistic activities than when involved in other types of curricular activities.
Participants will be able to obtain both a juris doctor (J.D.) and a master’s or doctoral degree from one of two College of Education programs.
Students in ADTED 531 were introduced to an online 3-D virtual environment.
Tom Farmer, associate professor of special education, is among the researchers in the $3.9 million project.
David Bender and Amy Marsch are coordinating a partnership aimed at improving science education at elementary schools in the Reading (Pa.) School District.
The State Pennsylvania Student Education Association earned $7,492 for THON 2008.
Prominent professors and attorneys will conduct workshops on educational law to administrators and teachers.
The five-course, 9-credit series has been designed to help teachers work with students with special needs.
The summer series, which starts on May 19, is aimed at counselors, social workers, psychologists and others seeking to earn continuing education units to renew their licenses, as well as foster parents and group home directors.
Eberly, a 1945 graduate, has been named a 2008 Distinguished Alumnus.
Twenty-four EDLDR alumni have held leadership positions at fifteen Pennsylvania schools that were recognized by U.S. News & World Report.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
Penn State offers a number of seminars and courses, many approved for Act 48 credit.
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