GSE News: Teaching & Leadership

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Philly Impact
August 11, 2017

Nelson Flores told WHYY’s Newsworks there is more to English-proficiency test scores than cultural heritage. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Education Policy
August 3, 2017

In helping to found the Christina Seix Academy, Education Policy graduate Rob Connor wanted to rethink urban education.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Innovation
May 11, 2017

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.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Innovation
April 10, 2017

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. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
March 31, 2017

VAST LIFE pairs Penn GSE students with high school students who have developmental and intellectual disabilities.

 

  • 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.

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Race & Equity
March 1, 2017

School District of Philadelphia humanities teacher and Penn GSE alumnus Charlie McGeehan helped organize the Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Philadelphia in January, reaching over 100 Philadelphia schools. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Global Impact
February 10, 2017

As the world becomes more connected, people from different countries, who speak different languages, need to find ways to communicate. Yumi Matsumoto examines how people from diverse backgrounds use English as a lingua franca to bridge these linguistic and cultural divides.

 

  • 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
  • Innovation
January 24, 2017

With a new curriculum, Penn GSE’s Yasmin Kafai aimed to show high schoolers what’s inside their Fitbits.