Penn GSE News Archive

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
May 22, 2019

On the Office Hours podcast, Thomas remembers what it was like the first time she read Harry Potter, and how that sparked her investigations of race in children’s literature.


Locust Walk
  • News from Penn GSE
May 16, 2019

Graduation is a time to celebrate the remarkable successes of our Penn GSE community.


Dr. Earl Ball
  • Leadership
May 15, 2019

Earl Ball, who has directed the program since its launch in 2008, is retiring.


A group of teachers builds a tower from dry spaghetti on a tabletop
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Alumni
May 6, 2019

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.

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
April 30, 2019

Penn GSE’s Ebony Elizabeth Thomas’ forthcoming book explores race and representation in fantasy and science fiction.


Peter Eckel
  • Leadership
  • Higher Education
April 26, 2019

Penn GSE's Peter Eckel writes about the admissions challenges facing nonselective and moderately selective colleges and their boards.


Participants in Catalyst at Penn GSE workshop
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
April 18, 2019

The five-day workshop included expert advice from people working in industry and trips to Apple, Google, and Raise Labs.


  • News from Penn GSE
April 16, 2019

More than 75 Penn GSE faculty and students were featured in panels and presentations.


Ajoy Vase, Michael Golden, and Ed Metz at Catalyst Bootcamp
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
April 8, 2019

The bootcamp is part Catalyst’s ongoing series that prepares educational entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into products for children and educators.


Red and blue Penn GSE balloons
  • Alumni
April 5, 2019

The Penn GSE Education Alumni Association is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Education Alumni Awards.