GSE News: Teaching & Learning

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Philadelphia Impact
April 17, 2017

What can educators do to produce active citizens? Learn what Penn GSE faculty Sigal Ben-Porath and Rand Quinn discovered by studying school environments.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Alumni
April 14, 2017

Described by Forbes as revolutionary educators, Drs. Lynn Fuchs, GED’73, and Doug Fuchs, GED’73, believe customizable interventions are the best way to keep students on track.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Education Policy
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Alumni
April 14, 2017

Penn GSE alumni are addressing national challenges through affordable college options, data to drive decisions, educational access, and the liberal arts.

  • Teaching & Learning
April 14, 2017

By helping Philadelphia schools implement dual-language programs in Spanish and English, a faculty member continues a linguistic legacy at Penn GSE.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
April 14, 2017

A school principal for forty-two years, Michael G. Kirsch knows the value of professional development in a field that faces constant change.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
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 & Learning
March 31, 2017

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

 

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Philadelphia 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 & Learning
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
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 & Learning
  • Global Initiatives
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.

 

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