GSE News: Philly Impact

  • Philly Impact
March 29, 2017

Since the 2016 election, Penn GSE professor Jonathan Zimmerman, and Harris Sokoloff and Chris Satullo of the Penn Project for Civic Engagement, have been thinking of ways to get Americans talking again. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
March 24, 2017

PEDAL@GSE offers classes weekly at GSE for people connected to Penn. The Community PEDAL@GSE program offers classes to West Philadelphia community members at the Walnut West Philadelphia Library. Last fall, Community PEDAL became partners with Philadelphia Mayor James Kenny’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes adult literacy.

  • Philly Impact
February 16, 2017

At each dinner in the Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers series, chefs prepare food—and provide a cooking lesson—from two cultures, and guests enjoy the food together. The Reading Terminal Market could handle the food, but asked Harris Sokoloff of Penn GSE's Penn Project for Civic Engagement to create a framework to ease the guests into a deeper conversation. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
January 31, 2017

“I am providing a service to the community by teaching, but I am also learning through the service,” says Anne Pyzocha, a student in the Educational Linguistics Division, specializing in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or TESOL.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
January 4, 2017

Nelson Flores explains to The Notebook how federal policies challenged the city’s robust bilingual programs.

 

  • Philly Impact
November 28, 2016

Savage, also a Penn Law graduate, brings diverse career experiences to her new role as principal. She hopes to inspire in her students the same sense of intellectual curiosity that kept her learning and exploring. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
September 28, 2016

Public and private elementary, middle, and high schools that attain Blue Ribbon status are those where students achieve at high levels or where the achievement gap is narrowing. Penn Alexander was honored for its work narrowing the achievement gap.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
July 8, 2016

Four teachers from Philadelphia’s Northeast High School were selected for the prestigious program, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
June 1, 2016

Native West Philadelphian, founding principal of Thomas Elementary in South Philadelphia, and former special education teacher excited to step into new role at the partnership school. 

 

  • Philly Impact
  • News from Penn GSE
May 20, 2016

Steinberg, Assistant Professor in the Education Policy Division, named a 2016 National Academy of Education and Spencer Foundation postdoctoral fellow.