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Friday, December 07, 2018

Francesca Forzani and Deborah Ball receive funding from Silver Giving Foundation to augment partnerships on California State University campuses

Dr. Francesca Forzani and Dr. Deborah Ball received funding from the Silver Giving Foundation to augment their partnership with 21 teacher education faculty on 7 California State University campuses. Read more »

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Friday, December 07, 2018

Deborah Ball, Maisie Gholson, and Mark Hoover awarded NSF grant for STEM professional workforce development

Dr. Deborah Ball, Dr. Maisie Gholson, and Dr. Mark Hoover have been granted an award from the National Science Foundation. Read more »

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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Jeff Stanzler and the Interactive Communications and Simulations Group launch new interfaith education project

A partnership between InGlobal Learning Design and the SOE Interactive Communications and Simulations Group, with funding provided by The Covenant Foundation, is launching a new pilot program called The United People of Faith (UPF) project. Read more »

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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Alumnus Jeffrey Austin selected for statewide Innovative Educator Corps

The Michigan Department of Education is celebrating the first-round selection of educators to be part of the new, statewide Innovative Educator Corps (IEC). Read more »

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Book with chapter by Jeff Stanzler, Michael Fahy, Jeff Kupperman, and alum Farrah Schiff wins 2018 Outstanding Publication Award from Association for Educational Communications and Technology

The board of the Culture, Learning and Technology Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology has awarded its 2018 Outstanding Publication Award to the book ICT-Supported Innovations in Small Countries and Developing Regions. Read more »

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

New collaboration supports education research between U-M, MSU and state of Michigan

The launch of a new research collaboration and a data center at the University of Michigan marks the start of a unique collaboration between U-M, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Education and the Center for Educational Performance and Information. Read more »

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Positive social relationships in neighborhood tied to high academic results

For African-American youths, their academic performance in middle school is influenced by more than what happens at home—their neighborhood experiences also affect how they perform in school. Read more »

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Elizabeth Moje and colleagues submit amicus curiae brief in response to Detroit’s literacy lawsuit

Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje is the principal author of a brief written on behalf of Amici, a group of 68 leading scholars and administrators who work around the country in the fields of teacher education, educational policy, assessment, and literacy. Read more »

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Elizabeth Moje responds to “reading wars” in National Education Policy Center interview

In response to a recent radio documentary by education journalist Emily Hanford that argues that children are failing at reading due to poorly executed phonics instruction, the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) interviewed Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje. Read more »

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Affirming our commitment

Our School of Education affirms its commitments to research, teaching, and service that help to challenge hateful perspectives and to build diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just communities. Read more »

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Professor Barry Fishman elected Fellow of the International Society of the Learning Sciences

Professor Barry Fishman was recently elected a Fellow of the International Society of Learning Sciences (ISLS) in recognition of his “substantial contributions to the learning sciences.” Read more »

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Monday, December 03, 2018

Deborah Loewenberg Ball named to U-M panel to examine the intersection between political thought/ideology and instructors’ responsibilities to students

Deborah Loewenberg Ball has been named to a panel of distinguished faculty members at the University of Michigan convened to examine the intersection between political thought/ideology and instructors’ responsibilities to students. Read more »

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Monday, December 03, 2018

Deborah Rivas-Drake co-writes a CASEL brief on equity and social and emotional learning

Professor Deborah Rivas-Drake co-wrote a brief titled Equity & Social and Emotional Learning: A Cultural Analysis for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Read more »

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

New collaboration supports education research between U-M, MSU, and state of Michigan

The new Michigan Education Research Institute and Michigan Education Data Center will facilitate research projects in education, make data accessible, and improve education for Michigan's students. Read more »

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