December 21, 2020
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A screen shot from a language learning game, asking the player to translate "Yo soy un niño" into English.

Setting goals for learning a language can help you determine which tools will be most useful to you, says Dr. Anne Pomerantz, an expert in the teaching and learning of new languages at Penn GSE.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
December 18, 2020
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Dan Wagner

The award recognizes Wagner’s work to improve educational opportunities around the globe.

  • Global Initiatives
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
November 2, 2020
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Krystal Strong

Krystal Strong examines a youth-led protest movement trying to end police brutality in Nigeria.

  • Global Initiatives
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
October 27, 2020
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Roberto Gonzales

Gonzales, an expert in how immigration policy shapes the lives of young people, will join Penn GSE and Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences in July.

  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
October 13, 2020
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Penn GSE professor Jonathan Zimmerman teaches a class.

Jonathan Zimmerman recently told the New York Times that the split dates back to education reformers wanting to improve schools, and keep babies safe.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
September 11, 2020
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A white rose is left inside an engraved name at the 9/11 memorial in New York City.

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher and Deepa Iyer argue that 9/11 curricula should include lessons on the Global War on Terror, Islamophobia and anti-Muslim racism, and community building.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Teaching & Learning
July 30, 2020
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Jonathan Zimmerman teaching a class.

Considered one of the foremost education historians today, Zimmerman has been listed among Education Week’s annual Top 100 "Edu-Scholars" who influence public discussion in the USA for the past decade.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • News from Penn GSE
June 15, 2020
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Briana Nichols, left, and Jessica Peng, right, have both received prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships.

Higher Education assistant professor Amalia Dache received an NAED/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship.

  • Higher Education
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
June 12, 2020
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Daris McInnis, left, reading to pre-kindergarten students in Washington, DC, and right, serving in the Army.

‘I was more terrified to teach small kids than to join the Army. I did it, and it was the best experience of my life.’

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
May 28, 2020
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Pennsylvania mail-in ballots for the 2020 primary election.

When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted Rand Quinn’s class online this spring, his students decided their main project should change too.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Special Topic: COVID-19

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