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Calabrese Barton honored for empowering youth in STEM

Monday, April 16, 2018

Professor of teacher education Angela Calabrese Barton is being honored for making a real, sustained impact in practice as the recipient of the American Educational Research Association’s Exemplary…

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MSU Prof Honored for Work on Equity and Social Justice Issues

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Emery Petchauer

Associate professor Emery Petchauer was selected to receive a distinguished award from the American Educational Research Association for his significant scholarly contributions to the field of teaching and teacher education….

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MSU Scholars Help Lead Statewide Literacy Project

Monday, January 8, 2018
Tanya Wright and Laura Tortorelli

Michigan State University researchers are providing leadership in a new statewide effort to improve literacy. Tanya Wright helped write the preschool and K-3 Literacy Essentials outlining evidence-based teaching practices that…

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MSU’s Juzwik Gets Michigan English Teachers Award

Monday, December 4, 2017
Mary Juzwik

Mary Juzwik, a Michigan State University professor, was recently honored with the 2017 Charles Carpenter Fries Award from the Michigan Council of Teachers of English, or MCTE. Juzwik, a…

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Can Tablets Help Kindergartners Learn Math?

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
WKAR, MSU and the Lansing School District launched the Playtime Pad Research Project at Kendon Elementary School! Lansing, Michigan. 11/13/2017. Photo Credit: Amanda Pinckney/WKAR-MSU

By the end of December, all kindergartners in the Lansing School District – more than 1,000 – will receive a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad thanks to a partnership…

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MSU Gets NSF Grant to Study How Undergrads Learn Science

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Cooper, Long, Stoltzfus and Schwarz

Undergraduate science students at Michigan State University are being asked questions about antibiotic resistance and other phenomena that require them to look below the surface, connect concepts across…

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MSU Researcher Working to Reduce Teacher Bias in the Classroom

Monday, July 31, 2017
Niral Shah

A Michigan State University researcher is developing a web application that will help educators make their teaching practices more unbiased using data from their own classrooms. Niral Shah,…

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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’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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