Bridges: Research into Practice - February 2008
February 2008 Issue
Katerina Bodovsky has been researching the differential in children’s experiences and the factors behind the inequality of learning.
Penn State researchers Kai Schafft, Esther Prins, and Marcela Movit examined how poverty and residential mobility influence adults’ persistence in literacy programs in Pennsylvania.
Dana Mitra's research shows that administrators who are implementing school policy gain a fresh perspective by reaching out to students for their opinions.
Elizabeth Skowron is heading a five-year, $1.6 million study on patterns of interaction between parents and preschool children and the relation to emotion and behavior.
LeTendre's tenure began on January 1, 2008.
This relaxed event includes a 13-mile scenic loop around the State College area.
Penn State’s Urban Teaching Collaborative is putting a new desktop computer into the home of each child enrolled at Philadelphia's Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School.
Duschl plans to focus his work on mathematics, science, technology, and engineering education.
Kara and Christa, both students in the Elementary & Kindergarten Education program of the College of Education, played key roles throughout the team's championship season.
Tarman founded the Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School, whose curricula center around foreign language study.
Dorman received his M.Ed. in counselor education and his D.Ed. in higher education administration from Penn State's College of Education.
Bennett, who earned his D.Ed. from Penn State's College of Education, is chairman of the Department of Teacher Education at Cleveland State University.
Elementary and secondary teachers are encouraged to register for this free online information session, scheduled for the evening of April 17.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
Various Penn State campuses are offering a multitude of seminars and courses, many approved for Act 48 credit. Choose from Saturday seminars, online seminars and courses, and on-campus summer and evening courses.
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