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News: Jan. - March 2010

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Preparations in Full Swing for Cycle-Thon
Cycle-Thon is coming April 17, 2010, with proceeds to benefit the SCOPE program in the College of Education.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Edson to Speak April 5
News release about Margaret Edson visiting campus
New Book Highlights Challenges to Japan's Educational System
Book co-edited by Penn State's Gerald LeTendre provides unique insight to evolution of Japanese Education.
Metzger Co-Authors New Book on Using Film to Teach History
News release about Scott Metzger's new book, Teaching History with Film
Student Voice: A Key Element of School Reform Efforts
News release about Dana Mitra's research on youth-adult partnerships
Classrooms for the Future Program Meeting with Success
Year Three Evaluation Report on Pennsylvania's Classrooms for the Future program indicates significant progress toward achieving CFF's objectives.
LifeLink PSU Students Sacrifice Vacation In Order to Help Suffering Haitians
Article about Lifelink PSU, a program offered by the State College Area School District in partnership with Penn State. College of Education students often work with lifelink students as mentors.
American Journal of Education Identified as One of the Top Education Journals
Research published in "Educational Researcher" cites the "American Journal of Education" as being one of the eleven academic journals in the field of education that has "impact."
Abstracts for 2010 Undergraduate Exhibition Are Being Accepted
Announcement about the 2010 Undergraduate Exhibition, to be held April 8.
Learning Sciences to Be Focus of Annual Waterbury Lecture
Susan Goldman and James Pellegrino will share their experiences setting up the Center for Learning Sciences in the Disciplines at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Academy for Career and Tech Ed Administrators Announced
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Drink Up! New Water Filling Station Is Ecologically Friendly
News release about a new drinking water filling station
Congratulations Students (compiled Feb. 2010)
An article acknowledging College of Education students for their accomplishments
New Faculty and Staff - March 2010
New faculty and staff in the College of Education
Carr-Chellman Named Department Head of Learning and Performance Systems
News release about Ali Carr-Chellman's appointment as LPS department head
SPSEA Thon Involvement
Students from the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association are helping to raise money in Thon 2010 to benefit the Four Diamonds Fund of Penn State's Hershey Medical Center.
Disruptive Technologies Are a Powerful Social Learning Force
Article about a course designed by Scott McDonald and Cole Camplese
CSHE Receives Grant to Evaluate NSF Program for Veterans to Study Engineering
News release about a grant received by CSHE to evaluate an NSF program
AILP Profile: Arlene Tachine
Biographical profile of Penn State American Indian Leadership Program master's student Arlene Tachine
New Study to Identify Risk Factors for Cognitive Delay in Preschool-aged Children
Details of an NIH supplementary grant funding a two-year study of socio-demographic and birth roles' impact on cognitive delay.
Penn State Offers $12,500 Scholarships for Special Education Master’s and Certification Program
News release announcing the second-year opportunities for special education scholarships
Hoy Joins College of Education as Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Announcement of Phil Hoy coming to the College of Education
AILP Student Profile: Arlene Tachine
Profile of student Arlene Tachine from Penn State's American Indian Leadership Program
Recent Faculty Research - Compiled Feb. 2010
A listing of recent faculty presentations, publications, grants, and proposals
SPSEA Students Welcome "Their Kid" to Successful THON 2010
Penn State's SPSEA organization had to wait a year to see Carmen Guzman, 7, dancing at the Bryce Jordan Center, but the youngster inspired the group to achieve new heights.
Reading Camp for Elementary School Students to be Held in July
News release announcing the 2010 Summer Reading Camp
Badiali to Serve as President of National Association of Professional Development Schools
News release about Bern Badiali's election to president of NAPDS
“Managing Your Classroom Effectively” - New Three-Part Series Available Online in March
Congratulations Faculty (compiled Feb. 2010)
An acknowledgment of College of Education faculty for their accomplishments
Update On Things Fiscal
SPSEA Students Welcome "Their Kid" to Successful THON 2010
Penn State's SPSEA organization had to wait a year to see Carmen Guzman, 7, dancing at the Bryce Jordan Center, but the youngster inspired the group to achieve new heights.
Niles Co-Edits Book on Professional Counseling
News release about the release of the book Developing Your Identity as a Professional Counselor, co-edited by Spencer Niles
Overwhelmingly Successful Book Drive Will Help 19 African Schools
News release about the success of the African Book Project.
Hughes, McNaughton Co-Author New Writing Strategies Book
News release about the book "The EDIT Strategy," co-authors Charles Hughes and David McNaughton
Career Assessment Practices in the High Schools: Helping Students with Disabilities
Article about research headed by Jim Herbert on career assessment for students with disabilities
Upcoming Penn State Institute Offers a Retreat for Teachers Who Want to Write
News release about the Institute in Professional Writing for Teachers, June 2010