July 1, 2021
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Outdoors, a woman wearing a backpack hugs two children. The three people are facing away from the camera. A headline reads, “Collaborating with Communities.”

Educational and social inequities have long been top of mind for Penn GSE’s Professor Vivian Gadsden, who works with families and educators to uplift the underserved and develop a new definition of child well-being.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Alumni
June 22, 2021
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Students in a project-based learning certificate program class collaborate to find a solution to a problem.

In a new book, Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman and GSE’s Zachary Herrmann, Sarah Schneider Kavanagh, and Christopher Pupik Dean say the approach can empower students to be engaged citizens and take on modern challenges.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
  • Leadership
June 2, 2021
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Nora Gross

Penn GSE graduate Nora Gross is turning her dissertation, which followed two years in a Philadelphia school where three boys died in shootings, into a book for the University of Chicago Press.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
May 28, 2021
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Gareth Smail, left, and Irteza Binte-Farid

Four Penn GSE alumni received NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships.

  • Language, Literacy & Culture
April 9, 2021
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Vivian Gadsden

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas and Yasmin Kafai will also lead sessions at AERA’s annual meeting.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
March 15, 2021
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Howard Stevenson and Nancy Hornberger

Penn GSE’s Howard Stevenson and Nancy Hornberger will be inducted at the National Academy of Education (NAEd) at November’s NAEd Annual Meeting.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
March 2, 2021
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Three participants take part in an ERFIP workshop.

Sharon Ravitch and Reima Shakeir recently released case studies of eight philanthropies operating in the Global South.

  • Global Initiatives
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
February 12, 2021
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Jasmine Blanks Jones works with a student artist at B4 Youth Theater.

GSE students are making a difference with their work around the world.

  • Global Initiatives
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
January 22, 2021
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Maritza Moulite

Penn GSE Reading, Writing, and Literacy doctoral student Maritza Moulite discusses her newest book and her journey to academia

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy & Culture
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

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