The Penn GSE Magazine

Fall 2018

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Cover Story

Educators in the Project-Based Learning Certificate Program participate in projects similar to those they might assign to their own students. They also work together to improve the projects and try out new teaching strategies. Photo by Ginger Fox Photography

Getting to the Core of Project-Based Learning

Penn GSE is taking the lead in helping educators across the country hone their skills in project-based instruction through a new certificate program and a related research project.

Features

A group of teachers builds a tower from dry spaghetti on a tabletop

Penn GSE is taking the lead in helping educators across the country hone their skills in project-based instruction through a new certificate program and a related research project.

Penn's College Hall against a blue sky

Five “home-grown” senior leaders at Penn draw upon expertise acquired at GSE as they make an impact on the nation’s higher education landscape.

Rendering of overall look of the capital building expansion for Penn GSE

Three generous gifts have launched Penn GSE on the path to a state-of-the-art building expansion that will amplify the School’s impact.

A man in a suit and tie and a woman in a black blouse smiling while standing outdoors

Lois Kohn-Claar, C’88, GED’88, is dedicated to the challenge of re-envisioning learning.

A woman in a pink blouse and a man in a suit and tie smiling while standing indoors

Navin Valrani, W’93, GED’18, and his wife, Monica, believe passionately in the power of education.

Dr. Perna participates in a panel led by Penn President Amy Gutmann

Dr. Perna's latest work is informing the national dialogue on college access and completion, helping institutions better serve low-income students, and shedding light on the rise of “College Promise” financial aid programs.

Penn GSE students sit in a lounge, conversing in a small group

Jennifer C. Stimpson and John LePelley have brought new insights from the program to their schools as they strive to be strong role models for their students.

Extraordinary Impact

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