Deborah Smith headed a study that shows how teachers can create opportunities for children to take up scientific discourses and practices in their classroom work.
Joseph Tobin, head of the Children Crossing Borders project, will speak Nov. 9, presenting video clips of preschool classrooms in five countries and presenting examples of practitioner, immigrant parent, and child reflections.
Scott, professor of physics education at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, will present “Teaching Science Concepts: A Neglected Art?” on October 20.
National Science Foundation awards grant to Penn State senior, intensifying her involvement with Baker research designed to test formal schooling's influence on reasoning and decision-making skills.
The award honors an individual or couple who, through a lifetime of service, has contributed greatly to the Penn State and State College communities.
Rural Education for the Twenty-First Century, published by The Penn State Press, is part of the publisher’s Rural Studies Series.
Display at Pattee Library—part of Penn State's American Indian Leadership Program's 40th anniversary celebration—features the winning entries from annual (K-12) contest sponsored by the Office of Indian Education.
A number of events are planned throughout the year that will recognize the achievements of the program, its faculty, current students, and alumni.
Six new faculty members have joined the College this fall, and two others have accepted positions in upcoming semesters.
Faculty, staff, and students of the College can win tickets to select performances from the Center for the Performing Arts.
No fewer than 14 faculty and staff members of the College are gifted musical artists.
The Humphrey Program brings accomplished mid-career professionals from around the world to pursue public service, advanced study, professional training, and work-related experiences.
College of Education student organization, 3E-COE, is working with OPP to test the taste and appearance of water coming out of the College's water fountains in an effort to reduce water bottle waste by encouraging campus to refill their water jugs.
The students were challenged with the limited resources at the primary school.
Judy Leonard, who since 1984 served as the administrative assistant coordinator in the Educational Policy Studies departments, retired in June after 39 years of service with Penn State.
President of St. Catherine University, Andrea Lee, IHM, ’75 M.Ed., ’80 Ph.D. will return to campus on October 21 to be honored as an Alumni Fellow by the Penn State Alumni Association.
Poor children in America’s schools are more likely than poor students in other nations to receive instruction from teachers who are working outside their subject area, according to Gerry LeTendre.
Prakash will meet with Jigmi Thinley and other elected officials to offer suggestions for creating a Bhutanese educational system that reflects that country’s philosophy of life and happiness.
The in the Penn State College of Education regularly holds regional forums in various locations. Several forums, offered free of charge, are scheduled in Pennsylvania during fall 2009 to discuss Institute of Education Sciences (IES) practice guides.