February 13, 2024
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Headshots of Peter Eckel, Sharon Ravitch, and Karen Weaver

Books by Peter Eckel, Sharon Ravitch, and Karen Weaver explore a wide range of topics including university systems in former Soviet republics, successful leadership mindsets, and the money and politics behind college athletics.

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January 26, 2024
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A smartphone is held in the center of the image with the ChatGPT website open on its browser. The phone is above a computer keyboard. You can see that the person has input “explain nuclear fusion in simple terms” as their prompt and the AI is generating an answer in return, illustrating how the program works for end-users.

Ross Aikins found students are finding new ways to use the tools, and AI is especially helpful for international students.

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December 21, 2023
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A large multicultural group of 27 youth, parents, and other adults pose together in a semicircle, smiling at the camera in a classroom.

The community-based research partnership aims to effect change through community members’ own research into the educational issues they face.

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December 19, 2023
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Penn GSE 2023 Stories, clockwise from top left: Dean Katharine O. Strunk; Dr. James Lester delivers the keynote at the McGraw Center for Educational Leadership opening event; Suzanne McGraw is in the audience at an event, listening; Cover art for the second episode of the Educator's Playbook Podcast

Look back with us at some of the stories that defined 2023 for our community.

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November 9, 2023
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From left, Harold McGraw III, Penn GSE Dean Katharine Strunk, David Wilson, Deborah Durado, Barbara Oakley, Robert McGraw, Suzanne McGraw, and Catalyst @ Penn GSE's Michael Golden at the McGraw Prize celebration on November 8.

Nominations are now open for the 2024 McGraw Prize in Education.

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September 29, 2023
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Dr. Constance E. Clayton sits in a peach colored skirt and blazer, surrounded by attendees at the 2016 Constance E. Clayton Lecture

In addition to a chaired professorship in her name and a fellowship she helped establish, Clayton leaves behind a legacy of quality education for students from all backgrounds.

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September 27, 2023
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Superimposed over the McGraw Prize logo are three overlapping circles depicting 2023 prize winners, from left to right, Morgan State University President Dr. David Wilson, Superintendent of the Los Angeles County Office of Education Dr. Debra Duardo, and Oakland University Distinguished Professor of Engineering Dr. Barbara Oakley.

Winners Debra Duardo, David Wilson, and Barbara Oakley have transformed learning across all age groups.

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August 11, 2023
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The six women in the inaugural cohort of Jacobs Fellows stand, smiling, in a classroom in front of a Penn GSE banner.

Six master’s candidates received funding from the Jacobs Foundation for their social impact ventures this year. Applications are being accepted for the next cohort until Sept. 15.

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July 11, 2023
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From left to right, inaugural Director Cheryl Logan; Robert, Suzanne, and Harold "Terry" McGraw III; former Dean Pam Grossman; and Dean Katharine Strunk pose for a photo during the launch event for Penn GSE's McGraw Center for Educational Leadership on June 8, 2023

The event launching Penn GSE’s McGraw Center for Educational Leadership set the tone for the Center’s future: gathering great educational minds from across the School along with outside experts to tackle the big issues facing education today.

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June 16, 2023
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Dr. James Lester, Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Educational Informatics at North Carolina State University, stands with his arms spread, delivering the keynote address to a seated crowd at the launch of Penn GSE's McGraw Center for Educational Leadership. On the screen behind him is an image of a robot providing instruction to a woman as they view a tablet together under the label "AI & Education," the topic of Dr. Lester's talk.

The jobs of educators are among the most difficult to automate, Dr. James Lester said in a keynote celebrating the launch of the McGraw Center for Educational Leadership, but artificial intelligence (AI) still has massive potential to transform classrooms.

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