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2015: 10-12 news

Professor of education named Batschelet Chair
Gerald LeTendre, professor of education and international affairs and head of the department of education policy studies for the College of Education, has been named the Harry Lawrence Batschelet II Chair of Educational Administration.
Internship allows RHS student to work with victims of torture
Rehabilitation of victims of torture shows Lucia Canton how to work between professional disciplines.
Research examines how study abroad preps teachers for diverse student population
Providing study-abroad experiences that mimic some of the experiences of immigrant students and facilitate critical thinking about global issues is an effective method for preparing teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL), according to two Penn State researchers.
Liliana Garces
Liliana Garces
Assistant professor files another amicus brief
This will be Garces' fourth amicus curiae before the country's highest federal court.
Daniel T. Hickey
Daniel T. Hickey
Daniel T. Hickey to present Waterbury Lecture on badging
Indiana University professor will speak at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in Chambers Building.
Changes to Common Core math curriculum aid students with disabilities
Paul Riccomini, associate professor of special education and coordinator of the special education program at Penn State, is part of a consortium of educators making Common Core curricula more accessible for students with disabilities.
Richard Duschl
Richard Duschl
Learning Sciences Poster Session set for Krause Innovation Studio
Faculty to display posters on research beginning at 11 a.m. Nov. 6.
Garces' research examines Michigan law's effect on racial diversity
Proposal 2 prohibits consideration of race at public institutions in the state.
John B. Diamond
John B. Diamond
Racial inequality in good schools is topic of inaugural Education and Civil Rights lecture
John B. Diamond will deliver talk at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at Lewis Katz Building Auditorium.
Penn State, Harvard team up to enhance science education for minority students
Jablonski and Gates hoping to inspire love of STEM through genetics and genealogy research
The power of yoga in the classroom
Recently recognized has having met national research standards, Transformative Life Skills brings yoga and mindful breathing techniques to middle school classrooms and sees success.
Life as an immigrant inspires book
From Russia to Israel to America, Katerina Bodovski has encountered many experiences in her lifetime. She is now sharing those experiences with others in her new book.
Early vocabulary delays suggest therapy needs later in life
A toddler’s vocabulary delays may indicate a future need for speech language therapy, but race and home language can play a role in obtaining these services, according to a recent Penn State study.