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Disparities in Biology Textbooks Explored

Friday, June 26, 2020
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Researchers from four universities, including Michigan State University plant biologists Marjorie Weber and Ash Zemenick, participated in a study to explore a potential demographic mismatch in scientists featured in biology textbooks…

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Using Robots to Assist Neurological Impairment Recovery

Thursday, June 25, 2020
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Movement impairments after strokes and other neurological injuries are among the most common causes of long-term disability in the United States. Thanks to a $700,000 grant from the…

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How Teachers Can Use Social Media To Improve Learning This Fall

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Social media platforms can play an important role for teaching students already hard-wired into the tools and for advancing teacher professional development, says a Michigan State University researcher…

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MSU Scholars Helps Produce Education Writers’ Guide for Inclusive Coverage

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
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Education journalists carry great responsibility as they strive to write about the nation’s diverse schools in ways that are inclusive, and that minimize their own biases. That’s why…

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MSU Scholars to Lead Flagship Journal for International Literacy Association

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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Five literacy scholars from the MSU College of Education have been named incoming editors for The Reading Teacher, the flagship journal of the International Literacy Association, or ILA….

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Ask the Expert: Online Learning vs. Classroom Learning

Thursday, June 4, 2020
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Christine Greenhow, associate professor of educational technology in the College of Education, 2018 Recipient of MSU’s Teacher-Scholar Award,  answers questions about online and classroom learning. Q: What are the advantages of online learning,…

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Tending to Young Children’s Mental Health During COVID-19

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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Charis Wahman, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education in the College of Education, shares four research-based strategies to provide common school supports at home. COVID-19…

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Helping Michigan Families Stay Home with Free, Online Parenting Video Series

Monday, May 18, 2020
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Michigan State University researchers Kendal Holtrop and Amol Pavangadkar partered with the Michigan Parent Management Training — Oregon model (PMTO™) program to develop a series of short, research-based parenting…

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Free Program Supports Educators In Remote Teaching

Thursday, May 7, 2020
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As PreK-12 and higher education schools shift to remote teaching in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Michigan State University faculty are developing free tools to support educators….

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How Effective Are Language Learning Apps?

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Shawn Loewen – professor of Second Language Studies in Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters – became enamored with languages at age 13 when his parents…

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