June 28, 2023
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Tamir Harper smiles with his students at Henry C. Lea School

Tamir Harper, a teacher at the Henry C. Lea School and master’s degree student at Penn GSE, recently shared with Penn Today that although “it’s exhausting sometimes” and “a lot of pressure,” being a Black male educator “is an honor.”

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
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.

  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Teaching & Learning
May 15, 2023
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Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson stands at a podium flanked on either side by Penn GSE faculty while delivering remarks at the 2023 commencement ceremony.

Education is the most important field in the world, and educators today face more challenges than ever before. That was the message actor Quinta Brunson delivered to one of the largest classes in Penn GSE history during the School’s 2023 commencement ceremony on Saturday morning.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • News from Penn GSE
March 3, 2023
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A teacher – a Black man with a trimmed beard in a white shirt and tie – sits facing the camera. He is at a table during a breakout session. He is smiling animatedly and speaking with a small, diverse group of students. Similar groups working at other tables are slightly out of focus in the background.

The Delaware Valley Consortium for Excellence and Equity helps middle and high school student leaders find their voices. The organization recently held its annual 2-day training for more than 700 students and faculty from 25 school districts.

 

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
February 15, 2023
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A montage of alternating book covers. The two new books in the montage were written by Penn GSE professors Sigal Ben-Porath and Jonathan Zimmerman.

Sigal Ben-Porath and Jonathan Zimmerman study the boundaries of free speech and censorship in classrooms and curriculums.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
January 10, 2023
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A word cloud illustrating the top words across the 15 most-read articles in 2022

Readers came to the Penn GSE website for practical, easy-to-apply advice that resonated in classrooms and communities around the world.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Counseling & Psychology
  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Higher Education
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Leadership
  • Teaching & Learning
January 5, 2023
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An illustration with a red-and-white circle target on the left. A bunch of squiggly lines, in a variety of colors, begin at the right and combine in the center to form one strong single line that continues into the bullseye of the target.

Eight University of Pennsylvania-affiliated researchers are ranked in the top 200 nationwide – and all eight are associated with Penn GSE.

  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Higher Education
  • Leadership
  • Teaching & Learning
December 16, 2022
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Aizhan Kul - Mukhammed, Ufuoma C. Abiola, Matt Hartley, Melissa Calvert, Robert Asante stand in a line smiling in front of GSE balloons.

At the annual celebration, Penn GSE’s honored six alumni and hosted a panel on increasing access to higher education.

  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Higher Education
  • Teaching & Learning
December 16, 2022
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Students sit around four round tables as Ameena Ghaffar - Kucher leads the class with a screen behind her with a projection on it that reads “Pause and Reflect.”

Penn GSE’s International Educational Development Program preps students to tackle systemic issues around the world.

  • Global Initiatives
  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Higher Education
  • Teaching & Learning
December 16, 2022
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A headshot of Sharon Wolf smiling in profile in her classroom.

Penn GSE’s Sharon Wolf explores the complexities of child labor and parental involvement in educational outcomes in West Africa.

  • Global Initiatives
  • Teaching & Learning

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