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2016: 07-09 images

SCOPE 2016
College of Education and SCOPE alumna Loretta Lowman, left, returned to her alma mater this summer to help high school students enrolled in this year's SCOPE program. She is seen here helping Danaya Dixon, a rising high school junior from Philadelphia, with her SCOPE homework from LL ED 297A - Language and Composition.
SCOPE 2016
SCOPE counselors including Loretta Lowman, second from right, help SCOPE students with their homework from LL ED 297A - Language and Composition as well as SAT preparation, college and career preparation, and research proposals.
CAPS sign
Penn State's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers free therapy and mental health resources to students at University Park.
Penn State students participated in the DC Social Justice Fellowship, a course that infused diversity issues, topics and perspectives to enable undergraduate students to work with diverse underserved communities in the District of Columbia.
Thirteen College of Education students participated in the inaugural DC Social Justice Fellowship course during the spring semester and two-week Maymester.
Career pathways - Houston
Adult learners in Houston participate in a career pathways coursed offered by the Houston Literacy Council. (Photo courtesy of Houston Literacy Council)
Kellie Rizzo teaches mathematics at Colonel Richardson High School in the Caroline County School District on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Kellie Rizzo instructs a mathematics course at Colonel Richardson High School in the Caroline County School District on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Mike Dooris
Mike Dooris
Quality Talk
A fourth grade teachers presents a lesson introducing Quality Talk to her students.
Morgan Pecile
Student marshal for summer 2016 commencement
Maze assessment
A screenshot of Maze, a reading comprehension assessment in the avenue pm suite, shows how a student fills in sentence blanks with words. As student success increases so does the complexity of the content.
data visualization
The data visualization interface of avenue pm allows teachers to easily track students’ abilities for each of the suite’s four assessments.
Jim Johnson
Erik Orient
Erik Orient, director of the Penn State Engineering Ambassadors, is piloting a class specifically for veterans at Penn State called Transition is the Mission.
Ed Fuller
Ben Locke
Benjamin Locke
Nearly 50 percent of students interested in the STEM field switch majors by their sophomore year. This had led to an national crisis as millions of STEM jobs go unfilled each year as a result of unskilled workers.
Kevin Kinser is the new department head of the Education Policy Studies program in the College of Education.
State College Area School District instructional coach Nicole Titus, who has been a Professional Development School mentor, recently won the Claudia A. Balach Teacher Researcher Award. Andrea de Carle, a second-grade teacher at Easterly Parkway Elementary School who has a PDS intern this semester, also was a recipient of the national award given by the American Educational Research Association.
Pete Rubba
Pete Rubba, professor emeritus of education.
Philadelphia Urban Seminar
Participants in the 2015 Philadelphia Urban Seminar pose for picture in Center City.
CECR logo
Susana Munoz
Susana Muñoz
Susan Murphy
Susan H. Murphy, vice president emerita for student and academic services at Cornell University, will present the 2016 Nicely Lecture.
Some students in the Teaching ESL immersion program enjoy rest and relaxation in Ecuador.
Four students in the Teaching ESL Immersion program pose with alpacas in Ecuador.
Penn State students are all smiles about the Teaching ESL immersion program that includes a six-week trip to Ecuador.
College of Education graduate Mia Taylor poses with Ecuadorian elementary students in Quito in 2012. Taylor teaches World History I and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at the International Academy in TC Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. The International Academy is part of the International Network for Public Schools (INPS), Taylor said.
There were plenty of sights to see for College of Education students who were part of the Teaching ESL immersion program in Ecuador.
Students involved in the College of Education's Teaching ESL immersion program got to see plenty of alpacas on their trip to Ecuador, but the alpacas didn't need any help with language skills.
Yet another sight-seeing opportunity for College of Education students in the Teaching ESL immersion program in Ecuador during the summer.
Members of the Teaching ESL immersion program blend into the Ecuadorian scenery during their six-week summer trip.
Students in the Teaching ESL immersion program were able to bridge cultural and language barriers during their six-week, summer excursion to Ecuador.
Erica Frankenberg