Bridges: Research into Practice - October 2007
October 2007 Issue
Under new regulations approved in August by the Independent Regulatory Review Commission, teacher certification in Pennsylvania is getting a new look.
The professorship was endowed with a gift from the late Gilbert Kahn and his wife, Donna Kahn. It is intended to strengthen the college’s programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Forty-eight students performed 144 hours of community service across State College.
Eighteen future teachers from the College spent two weeks observing and teaching in Philadelphia public schools.
Paul Morgan and George Farkas are using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study–Kindergarten Cohort of 21,260 students in their analyses.
Researchers David Passmore and Rose Baker contend that job losses in one major industry within a region can affect an entire local economy.
A team of researchers in Penn State's College of Education, headed by Judith Kolb, studied the issues that emerge in teaching ethics in multicultural classrooms.
The project is the longest-running K–12 effort in NASA's education history.
Penn State’s College of Education has released a new publication titled Report on Technology and its Application to Teaching and Learning.
Eight College of Education Alumni are awarded for excellence in teaching and leadership.
“Improving Parent Teacher Communications” and “Internet Safety for Children” are slated for presentation over the next several weeks.
College of Education alumni were among those recognized as outstanding educators by the Teacher Excellence Center.
The missionary work of a selfless Penn State College of Education alumna is helping a third-world West African nation rebound.
The designation further enhances the Multicultural Advancement Alumni Council's ability to promote diversity.
Beall will teach English to elementary school students from Oct. 1, 2007 until June 30, 2008.
Alumni awards are presented in five categories each year to graduates and student teachers who have distinguished themselves in their profession. Nomination deadline is January 31.
The nomination deadline is December 31. Self-nominations are welcome.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
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