Bridges: Research into Practice - January 2009
January 2009 Issue
Scott Metzger and two colleagues examined how school-choice programs and the construction or remodeling of big high schools may be related.
A research study by Marisa Macy and a colleague demonstrated an intervention strategy that helped preschoolers improve on their targeted social goals.
Robert Hendrickson outlines how administrators can assume a proactive leadership role to address academic cheating, including plagiarism.
Heller appeared before the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Education Council of Higher Education to discuss issues for low-moderate income students.
The new fund will be used to encourage new methods and teaching aids as well as research in traditional classroom settings, workshops, and on-the-job education and training.
The gift will create the Marjorie Grant Whiting Endowment for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledge.
The two-year grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, runs from Oct. 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2010.
Serriere's students participated in a Constitution Day forum, held September 17.
The University Council for Educational Administration recognized Begley at its 22nd annual convention in Orlando, Fla.
The Workforce Education and Development program hosted members of the National Technical Honors Society on November 18, for an informational workshop on becoming a career and technical educator.
Luke Zeller blogged about his Fulbright experience teaching English as a foreign language to South Korean students.
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.
Howe, a returning adult student, worked full-time while taking classes to complete his bachelor of science degree in Secondary Education with a Mathematics option, in order to pursue a new career.
Subosits helped evaluate education programs at elementary schools at Native American reservations in Montana.
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