• Teaching & Leadership
May 6, 2016

Just before graduation, the cohort spent a day finding connections between art history and medicine, all the while engaged in a metacognitive teaching experience. 


  • Higher Education
June 23, 2016

The higher education leadership forum, held June 21, 2016, featured Penn GSE faculty, alumnus, and student.

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Innovation
June 22, 2016

The bioMAKERlab will work with a Philadelphia high school and the Franklin Institute. 

  • Teaching & Leadership
June 16, 2016

Dean Pam Grossman comments on a provision in Michigan's bailout of Detroit schools allowing uncertified teachers, based on her research in NYC schools. 

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Penn GSE faculty suggest books for educators that will inspire without feeling like homework.

Awards & Honors

A partnership with the School District of Philadelphia Neighborhood Network 2 (West Philadelphia) will build capacity in mathematics instruction and achievement in grades 3-8. Funded by the Carl Haas Foundation & the William Penn Foundation, this project leverages established research and practice relationships between the SDP & Penn GSE’s CPRE in the use of formative assessment in mathematics improvement. 

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation have awarded a combined $1.9 million to professors Dennis Culhane and John Fantuzzo, enabling the continued development and expanded use of Integrated Data Systems, or IDS, for evidence-based policymaking through the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy, or AISP, initiative. 

Gasman leads Pathways to the Professoriate, a $5.1 million program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to increase the number of Hispanic professors on campuses across the US.