June 10, 2022
Feature Image:
Three generations of women

Running the impactful Penn Literacy Network is truly a family affair. Lara Paparo, the programs associate director, was recently awarded her doctorate of education from Penn GSE, making her the third generation in the family to achieve an Ed.D. here.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
May 18, 2022
Feature Image:

Penn GSE's Jonathan Zimmerman and editorial cartoonist Signe Wilkinson are recognized for their contribution to the conversation about free speech. 

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
April 4, 2022
Feature Image:

GSE Dean Pam Grossman and Lea Principal Aaron Gerwer answer questions about the partnership, its history, and their shared vision for prioritizing the needs and desires of the Lea community.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
April 1, 2022
Feature Image:
Woodcut illustration of adult teaching children

“Teaching Independence: Bridging the Communications Gap” brought educators from around the area together to discuss the complicated task of teaching race and its relation to America’s founding in a harshly divided political climate.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
March 11, 2022
Feature Image:
Rina Madhani showing a package of books to a small child.

Struck by her own experience as an educator, Penn GSE alum Rina Madhani is helping promote childhood literacy in the underserved communities of the Bronx through a growing nonprofit.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
January 27, 2022
Feature Image:

Rabani Garg and Sibylla Shekerdjiska-Benatova discuss what goes into the creation of the Best Books for Young Readers list — and what it means to them.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
January 27, 2022
Feature Image:
Best Books for Young Readers title card

Now more than ever, it is imperative that the stories we tell, read, and write are reflective of the histories and experiences of the many different communities that make up our world — communities which are often missing from bookshelves in schools and libraries.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
January 24, 2022
Feature Image:
Best of 2021 collage

As 2022 gets rolling, let's take one last look back at our top stories of 2021.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Higher Education
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Leadership
  • Teaching & Learning
January 6, 2022
Feature Image:
Nichols with a group of young women who participated in a weekly collaborative workshop with her

While migration research tends to focus on migrants and the countries that receive them, Briana Nichols, a joint doctoral candidate in Education, Culture, and Society, and Anthropology, chose to focus her research on the community members who are fighting to stay.

  • Higher Education
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
December 2, 2021
Feature Image:
Four tiled images include a professor speaking in front of a blackboard, Independence Hall against a clear sky, a white graphic illustration of the map of USA against a dark blue background, and protestors creating human rights signs. A large red block in the center reads “Education and Democracy.”

As a complex era fuels urgent questions about the state of American democracy, faculty and students at Penn GSE are examining key issues of freedom, voice, and dialogue while helping foster respectful discussion within the classroom and beyond.

  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Alumni

Pages



There are currently no posts in this category.