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Quality Talk Science Summit explores how to make critical thinking happen in classrooms

Jun 22, 2017

Nearly two dozen middle- and high-school science teachers gathered on the Penn State University Park campus recently to participate in a Quality Talk Science Summit, "Quality Talk in Science: How to make critical-analytic thinking happen in your classroom." Quality Talk Science Summit explores how to make critical thinking happen in classrooms - Read More…

TEAMology receives $75,000 award from Fund for Innovation

TEAMology receives $75,000 award from Fund for Innovation

Jun 12, 2017

Project TEAM is a school-wide program that assists students with social skills, career education, anti-bullying strategies, friendship and relational skills. TEAMology receives $75,000 award from Fund for Innovation - Read More…

RHS graduate, veteran featured on Good Morning America

RHS graduate, veteran featured on Good Morning America

May 10, 2017

ABC’s "Good Morning America" will feature Penn State graduate Danielle Joliet on May 10 as part of the GMA Class of 2017. Joliet, a U.S. Army veteran and graduate of the Penn State College of Education, is also the recipient of the Penn State Outstanding Adult Student Learner Award. This success did not come to Joliet without challenges — the wife and mother of two is a recovering alcoholic who found a way to turn her life around and help others do the same. RHS graduate, veteran featured on Good Morning America - Read More…

New project serves military families affected by autism

New project serves military families affected by autism

Apr 10, 2017

TeleConsult, a three-tier, collaborative program in the College of Education, provides guidance and information for military families regarding their child’s autism diagnosis. New project serves military families affected by autism - Read More…

College of Education well-represented at national conference

College of Education well-represented at national conference

Apr 26, 2017

A large number of faculty and students are authors or co-authors of papers being presented in symposia, paper sessions or poster sessions at the American Education Research Association (AERA) meeting April 27 through May 1 in San Antonio, Texas. College of Education well-represented at national conference - Read More…

Research focuses on training needs of African teachers

Research focuses on training needs of African teachers

Apr 25, 2017

Penn State faculty member Elizabeth Hughes and a colleague are collaborating with professors at African universities to identify the special education professional development needs of teachers in four African nations. Research focuses on training needs of African teachers - Read More…

College recognizes five at annual awards ceremony

College recognizes five at annual awards ceremony

Apr 17, 2017

The College of Education recognized five of its own at its annual awards ceremony on April 17. College recognizes five at annual awards ceremony - Read More…

Concert to benefit the people of South Sudan

Concert to benefit the people of South Sudan

Apr 11, 2017

Local band Group Therapy, which includes Jim Herbert, professor of rehabilitation and human services, will headline a benefit concert on April 17 to support the citizens of South Sudan, an area rampant with poverty and famine as a result of a 22-year civil war. Concert to benefit the people of South Sudan - Read More…

Student's humanitarian work inspires professor

Student's humanitarian work inspires professor

Apr 11, 2017

After reading the weekly internship logs of senior Kalkidan Streit, who is interning in South Sudan, Professor Jim Herbert was motivated to help those in the war-stricken nation by hosting a benefit concert. Student's humanitarian work inspires professor - Read More…

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