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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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MSU Collaborating with Chilean Math Teachers to Improve Learning

Friday, May 26, 2017
The teaching-research team wraps up a weeklong collaboration exploring fraction representations in Chile.

Two mathematics education scholars from Michigan State University, Higinio Dominguez and Sandra Crespo, are collaborating with Chile’s Universidad Católica Silva Henríques on the project, Teaching Relations: Uniting Students…

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MSU’s Warren Co-Edits Book on White Women Teachers

Friday, May 26, 2017
Chezare Warren

A new book co-edited by Michigan State University’s Chezare Warren examines the unique challenges threatening the teaching effectiveness of white women teaching in the U.S., and what could…

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MSU Research Helps IndyCar Driver Manage Diabetes

Friday, May 26, 2017

New Michigan State University research is helping a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis…

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MSU’s Paris Co-Edits Book for Sustaining Culture in Classrooms

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Django Paris

What is the purpose of schooling in pluralistic societies? This is the question a new book from Michigan State University’s Django Paris aims to answer. “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies:…

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Calabrese Barton Selected as AERA Fellow

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Angela Calabrese Barton

Angela Calabrese Barton, professor of teacher education and a recognized leader in science education at Michigan State University, will be honored as an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow during the organization’s Annual…

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Stroupe Wins National Awards for Science Education Research

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
David Stroupe

Michigan State University faculty member David Stroupe was recently honored for his innovative research in science teaching by the field’s leading organizations. The National Association for Research in…

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MSU’s Cooper Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Monday, May 8, 2017
Portrait of Melanie Cooper along with logo mark for Royal Society of Chemistry

Melanie M. Cooper, a Michigan State University (MSU) Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). “I am originally…

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MSU to Use $1mil. to Build Work Skills of Youth with Autism

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Connie Sung and Gloria Lee

Michigan State University will use a $1.4 million federal grant to expand a work-related social skills training program for youth and young adults with autism spectrum disorder. While…

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Teacher Resignation Letters Paint Bleak Picture of US Education

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Alyssa Hadley

As teacher resignation letters increasingly go public – and viral – new research indicates teachers are not leaving solely due to low pay and retirement, but also because…

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