Penn GSE News Archive

  • Higher Education
  • Race & Equity
July 26, 2018

Penn GSE’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions offers lessons for how leaders at any college could better engage students through social media.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Innovation
July 23, 2018

Whether she uses e-textiles, video games, or—most recently—synthetic biology to improve learning, Dr. Yasmin Kafai focuses on access, creativity, and community.

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Race & Equity
June 14, 2018

Penn GSE’s Nelson Flores tells columnist Esther J. Cepeda that a narrow focus on English vocabulary has hurt children of color and immigrants.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Race & Equity
June 14, 2018

Penn GSE's Ebony Elizabeth Thomas discusses her work exploring depictions of slavery in children’s books.

 

  • Alumni
May 31, 2018

Dean Pam Grossman hosts a conversation with prominent education advocates.

 

  • Counseling & Human Development
  • Global Impact
May 30, 2018

In Ghana’s capital city of Accra, roughly 80 percent of children are enrolled in preschool by age three – but tests show that traditional call-and-response teaching, rote memorization, and corporal punishment do not lead to much learning.

 

  • Higher Education
  • Education Policy
May 24, 2018

Penn GSE professor Manuel S. Gonzáles Canché and doctoral student Cameron Anglum receive prestigious Spencer fellowships from the National Academy of Education. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Innovation
May 14, 2018

Yasmin Kafai and the Consortium for Policy Research in Education are competing in the STEM For All Video Showcase, with viewer’s choice voting open May 14-21. 

 

  • News from Penn GSE
May 10, 2018

Penn GSE faculty and staff receive awards, honors, and distinctions.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Race & Equity
May 10, 2018

In his forthcoming book, the Collaboratory’s Ed Brockenbrough explores the unique challenges Black male teachers face.

 

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