• Teaching & Leadership
March 31, 2017

VAST LIFE pairs Penn GSE students with high school students who have developmental and intellectual disabilities.


  • News from Penn GSE
April 27, 2017

Individuals at Penn GSE are being recognized for their outstanding contributions

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Innovation
April 10, 2017

Baker argues that when students find ways to avoid answering certain questions in a tech-based learning system, it is worse than simply off-task behavior in the classroom. 

  • Race & Equity
April 6, 2017

Psychologists Riana “Ri” Anderson and Shawn “CT” Jones take an offbeat look at mental health in relatable one-minute videos.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Janine Remillard and Caroline Brayer Ebby help math teachers create local math curriculum.

Awards & Honors

With a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Caroline Ebby developed and piloted research-based formative assessment tools and routines for the early elementary grades. She and her team will be providing professional development and ongoing support throughout the 2017-18 school year for 275 School District of Philadelphia teachers. Dr. Ebby is collaborating with the Ongoing Assessment Project to translate research findings on student learning of number and operations into ways for teachers to regularly assess student understanding and develop targeted instructional responses. 

(Posted 4/13/2017)

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher has been elected to the Comparative and International Educational Society (CIES) Board of Directors. She will serve a three year term. The society's over 2,500 members conduct research that focuses on schools, students, teachers and administrators, and on issues spanning early childhood and basic education to secondary and higher education, as well as non-formal education and life-long learning.

(Posted 4/7/2017)