Yasmin Kafai, the chair of Penn GSE’s Teaching, Learning and Leadership division, has been named the inaugural Lori and Michael Milken President’s Distinguished Professor in Education.
Golden was the co-founder and CEO of Educurious, and previously served as Pennsylvania’s deputy secretary for the Department of Education.
Applications are now being accepted for entrepreneurs with ideas for education businesses or services.
Education Entrepreneurship student Ilya Breyman’s Coursalytics Inc. was a finalist in the Penn Wharton Startup Competition.
Penn GSE Associate Professor Susan Yoon wants science to empower students—both to develop the skills their futures will require and to live as engaged citizens.
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.
Bobbi Kurshan told The Philadelphia Inquirer that the best teachers and entrepreneurs have similar skill sets.
With a new curriculum, Penn GSE’s Yasmin Kafai aimed to show high schoolers what’s inside their Fitbits.
Penn GSE's Ryan Baker, whose research is situated at the bleeding edge of technology and learning, established the Penn Center for Learning Analytics (PCLA) and serves as its founding director.
Cristina Alvarez is co-founder and CEO of Design Lab High, which was recently named one of 10 XQ Super Schools in the country.
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Sigal Ben-Porath argues that student activism should not be discouraged and promotes “inclusive freedom,” in which free speech is protected and all voices are included.
Sharon Wolf discusses the training program’s impact on improving teacher-child interactions and reducing teacher burnout.