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Thursday, January 23, 2020

JPEE doctoral candidates reveal how undergraduates actually feel about writing on social media platforms

Jathan Day and Adrienne Raw, doctoral candidates in the Joint Program in English and Education (JPEE), wrote an op-ed for The Michigan Daily about their research on the online writing habits of college students. Read more »

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Deborah Rivas-Drake wins Society for Research on Adolescence Social Policy Publication Award for Best Book

Deborah Rivas-Drake has won the 2020 Society for Research on Adolescence Social Policy Publication Award for Best Book for Below the Surface: Talking with Teens about Race, Ethnicity, and Identity. Read more »

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

LX graduate certificate prepares students to create educational experiences with learners in mind

A new collaboration at the University of Michigan seeks to address a demand for people who can create learning experiences that are focused on the evolving ways people learn. Read more »

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Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Educational Studies student Josie Whelan named Dow Sustainability Masters Fellow

Dow Masters Fellows are part of a distinguished group of graduate students who will work on service-learning projects to develop practical sustainability solutions for a community or organization. Read more »

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Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Ball, Cohen, Duke, Dynarski, and Jacob on 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ranking list

American Enterprise Institute director of education policy studies and Education Week blogger Frederick M. Hess released his 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ranking. Read more »

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Educational Studies student Gabriel DellaVecchia leads effort against the “Read by Grade Three Law”

In an article for The Michigan Daily, reporter Alex Harring wrote about U-M students who are advocating against a controversial state reading law. Read more »

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Annemarie Palincsar honored with the P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award by the Literacy Research Association

Professor Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar is the 2019 recipient of the P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award, which is presented annually by the Literacy Research Association for a single contribution to research that has demonstrably and positively influenced literacy instruction and/or policy Read more »

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Thursday, December 05, 2019

SOE postdoctoral research fellow Angela Lyle shares recommendations for educators in new workbook and podcast

School of Education postdoctoral research fellow Angela Lyle was interviewed on the weekly podcast Research Minutes, which highlights innovative research in education. Read more »

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Developmental educators and administrators must increase awareness of their policies and practices, says Vilma Mesa

At the Reimagining Developmental Education conference in Manhattan, higher education professionals discussed the progress and the future of developmental education reform. Read more »

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Dean Elizabeth Moje speaks about the Teaching School and community development on Detroit Today

Dr. Elizabeth Moje was a guest on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson on November 13 Read more »

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Friday, November 22, 2019

New online course teaches students how to think like a computer

Humans program computers in order to tell a computer what to do, but programmers must first consider exactly what results they want from the computer. Read more »

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Friday, November 22, 2019

There are numerous foundational skills for reading—and teaching them well is essential, says Nell Duke

Every two years, results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—also known as The Nation’s Report Card—are released. Read more »

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

CSHPE student Jarell Skinner-Roy speaks on critical consciousness and ethical nonprofit storytelling in podcast interview

CSHPE master’s student Jarell Skinner-Roy was interviewed by the NAME IT! podcast to expand on his recent article on dismantling white supremacy in the nonprofit sector. Read more »

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Friday, November 15, 2019

New research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

Research led by the SOE that followed students over a 27-year period sheds light on just how wealth influences learning outcomes, and why it may be a greater driver of socioeconomic disparities in educational achievement and intergenerational inequality than income alone. Read more »

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Friday, November 08, 2019

The SOE establishes an online Advanced Education Technology Certificate Program

The SOE has announced a new online certificate for working teachers and administrators across the glo Read more »

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