January-February 2012 News Archive
To join, contact Heather Decker by March 12. Vowell, a New York Times bestselling author, will be visiting Penn State on April 9 to discuss her most recent book, Unfamiliar Fishes.
This professional-development opportunity for school administrators and educators examines tools for protecting students and investigates the ethical and financial implications of using the tools.
Caitlin Campbell's inspiration is her older brother, Brett.
A 1961 graduate of the College of Education, Cheatham has received the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from Penn State.
Annmarie Ward and Leah Bug spent three weeks in Africa as part of a five-year STEM research project known as ReBUild to study disease outbreaks.
Windschitl, a University of Washington faculty member, will discuss the best means for instructing the professional educators of tomorrow.
The forum, a feature of the American Journal of Education, is expected to serve as an important vehicle for users to contribute to the discourse on education.
AJE is housed in Penn State's College of Education. Gerald LeTendre is the journal editor.
A two-week, 3-credit course offers undergraduates a unique immersion experience and exposure to diversity in Philadelphia’s public school system.
Carla Zembal-Saul, Katherine McNeill, and Kimber Hershberger are co-authors of What’s Your Evidence? Engaging K–5 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science.
The biennial conference Matematikbiennalen hosts approximately three thousand mathematics teachers from Sweden.
Jamie Myers examines how study-abroad credits are recognized by home institutions.
The annual powwow attracts more than 150 dancers from a number of American Indian reservations around the country.
The next Academic Leadership Academy will convene on June 24, 2012.
The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators is the country’s largest professional organization devoted to improving math teacher education.
Lloyd and her coauthors provide opportunities for teachers to explore math ideas that are central to understanding algebra in the middle grades.
The March 15 conference will be held on Penn State’s University Park campus. Educators, school administrators, and community stakeholders in the gas-drilling region are urged to attend.
Curriculum-Based Activities and Resources for Preservice Math Teachers offers strategies and resources for using Standards-based curriculum materials in mathematics teacher education.
College of Education junior Michael Gottfried has founded and organized the Penn State African Library Project.
The event was part of the coursework of the program’s Qualitative Methods I course
Penn State's College of Education will welcome an internationally recognized scholar in science education as the next guest lecturer in the Waterbury Lecture Series. Kathleen Metz, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, will speak about ways in which educators can begin to develop an understanding of evolution by natural selection among children in second and third grade.
Beverly Lindsay, a professor and senior scientist of higher education and international policy studies at Penn State, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
The February 16 lecture, titled “Do Real Work, Not Homework,” will examine proper assignments that best advance the curriculum of science.
Participants can concurrently earn both a master's degree and certification in the program that begins in summer 2012.