GSE News: Philly Impact

  • Race & Equity
  • Philly Impact
September 6, 2017

The Penn Futures Project has named three Calvin Bland Faculty Fellows to collaborate on research for boys and young men of color. Supported by a $2 million endowment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Fellows were selected from the faculty at Penn’s Schools of Nursing , Graduate School of Education, and Social Policy & Practice.

 

  • Philly Impact
August 29, 2017

The Teacher Education Program’s summer start introduces students to the neighborhoods where they will teach.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
August 11, 2017

Nelson Flores told WHYY’s Newsworks there is more to English-proficiency test scores than cultural heritage. 

 

  • Philly Impact
July 26, 2017

“We need to look beyond education, and beyond school halls, to think about how we can support families and children, and to knit together the services that help children thrive in these conditions,” said Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman. 

 

  • Philly Impact
July 12, 2017

Bynoe-Sullivan begins teaching this fall at Clymer Elementary, a Mastery Charter School in North Philadelphia.

 

  • Philly Impact
March 29, 2017

Since the 2016 election, Penn GSE professor Jonathan Zimmerman, and Harris Sokoloff and Chris Satullo of the Penn Project for Civic Engagement, have been thinking of ways to get Americans talking again. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
March 24, 2017

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.

  • Philly Impact
February 16, 2017

At each dinner in the Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers series, chefs prepare food—and provide a cooking lesson—from two cultures, and guests enjoy the food together. The Reading Terminal Market could handle the food, but asked Harris Sokoloff of Penn GSE's Penn Project for Civic Engagement to create a framework to ease the guests into a deeper conversation. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
January 31, 2017

“I am providing a service to the community by teaching, but I am also learning through the service,” says Anne Pyzocha, a student in the Educational Linguistics Division, specializing in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or TESOL.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
January 4, 2017

Nelson Flores explains to The Notebook how federal policies challenged the city’s robust bilingual programs.