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GSE students teach English in Penn communities through PEDAL program

PEDAL@GSE offers classes weekly at GSE for people connected to Penn. The Community PEDAL@GSE program offers classes to West Philadelphia community members at the Walnut West Philadelphia Library. Last fall, Community PEDAL became partners with Philadelphia Mayor James Kenny’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes adult literacy.

Where do “Magical Negro” characters come from?

Appearing on NPR’s Code Switch, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas discussed how fictional characters of color rarely get a full story, or a happy ending. 

 

Every educator has been there. A classroom discussion falls flat. Instead of watching students trade ideas across the room, the teacher ends up playing verbal ping-pong with individual students while others get bored. Pam Grossman, an expert in teacher professional development, offers ideas to make your next classroom discussion more productive.

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The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s premier education schools. At Penn GSE, students and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. Our alumni are recognized as some of the world’s most influential education leaders, and our distinguished professors are pioneers in their fields. 

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Penn GSE offers a vibrant array of high-quality degree programs in education research and practice. Renowned for our expertise in urban education, policy research, quantitative methods, practitioner inquiry, developmental psychology, and qualitative analysis, Penn GSE provides rigorous academic training and professional mentoring to help our students become effective leaders. Graduates of our innovative and interdisciplinary programs are shaping the future of education.

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Faculty & Research at Penn GSE

Our world-class faculty and researchers—the intellectual heart of our School— have a major impact on education research and practice across the globe. This small but influential faculty answer vital questions and solve pressing problems in local, national, and global education.

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Our Students

Penn GSE is a diverse and inclusive community of learners. The School’s intimate size fosters extraordinary lifelong connections among faculty, students, and staff. Hands-on experiences are a priority in our programs, and our students make real-life contributions while they study. Employers know that Penn GSE graduates are prepared for successful careers as education leaders.

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As a Penn GSE graduate, you are part of a global community of transformational leaders. Stay connected with the School to make the GSE network part of your lifelong professional journey.

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