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Learning Improves When Every Student Gets a Laptop

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Binbin Zheng

Schools that provide each student with a laptop computer, as well as the appropriate support for both students and teachers, see significant improvement in academic achievement, a new…

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MSU Report Spotlights Research Potential for ‘Tomorrow’

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
2016 President's Report

The 2016 Michigan State University President’s Report features a few of the many Spartan researchers who are making discoveries in some of the most promising and critical areas. It…

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Autism Awareness Month: MSU Research Solutions

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Michigan State University has established the Institute for Research in Autism, Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RAIND) to bring together a wide variety of multidisciplinary initiatives already being pursued…

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MSU Tops Nationally in Four Grad Programs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s graduate programs in elementary and secondary education rank No. 1 for the 22nd year in a row, while nuclear physics, rehabilitation counseling and organizational psychology…

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MSU Learning Game Teaches Mandarin from Bird Sounds

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Catherine Ryu

Scholars of the Mandarin Chinese language can learn a lot from birds. That’s the premise of a new language learning game designed by a Michigan State University researcher…

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NSF Grant to Continue Research Experiences for Teachers

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Teacher and student participate in science learning activity

Teachers will be students again at Michigan State University thanks to a three-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will extend MSU’s Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)….

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MSU Spinoff Offers New SAT Prep Tools

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The SAT, which high school juniors in Michigan are now required to take, is causing angst among teachers and students, but a new writing curriculum designed by a…

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MSU Scholars Shape Next Generation Teaching of Science

Friday, February 12, 2016

Michigan State University researchers are currently engaged in a wide range projects focused on improving student learning and engagement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and are…

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Spartan Ideas Celebrates MSU’s Cyber-Conversations

Friday, January 15, 2016
Spartan Ideas bloggers

Ask a researcher if he or she likes to write for a lay audience and the answer will likely be no. While academic writing in the interest of…

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Undergrad Researches Childhood Language Acquisition

Monday, January 4, 2016

Linguistics and neuroscience major and Baggett Fellowship recipient Mina Hirzel is expanding her world of research and using those skills to understand childhood language learning. Hirzel works in…

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