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Report: How Are Michigan Students Learning During The Pandemic?

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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A new report from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative, the strategic research partner of the Michigan Department of Education, shows that even though the majority of Michigan school districts…

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How Teachers And Families Can Support Science Learning at Home

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Early Intervention, Coaching Model

For many children, a love for learning starts before their first day of kindergarten – and an interest in science is no exception. However, for many children, barriers…

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Certo Wins Two Awards For Poetry Collection

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Faculty member Janine Certo was recently chosen as the winner of two distinctive honors for her new poetry collection, ELIXIR. The collection received the Bordighera Press 2020 Lauria/Frasca…

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WKAR Partners With Michigan Public TV Stations And Educators To Create New Learning Service

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Michigan Learning Channel to provide instructional content to support the work of teachers and parents through universally available platforms Michigan’s public television stations, in partnership with leading educators…

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MSU Report Finds Low-Performing Schools Are Making Progress

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Michigan’s lowest-performing schools are making progress in some student and teacher outcomes, according to the second independent report on the Partnership Model for school reform from Michigan State…

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How Is Children’s STEM Programming Prioritizing Diversity?

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Children’s television programming not only shapes opinions and preferences, but its characters can have positive or negative impacts on childhood aspiration, says a new study from Michigan State…

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MSU Researchers Develop Software Tool To Assess Children’s Phonological Awareness

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Understanding sounds in language is a critical building block for child literacy, yet this skill is often overlooked. Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a new software…

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Pfeiffer Inducted Into National Academy Of Kinesiology

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Karin Pfeiffer, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology. Those named as Fellows…

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New Study Reveals Persistence In Learner-Centered Teaching Approach

Monday, October 5, 2020
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Teaching professional development (PD) programs have proliferated during the past few decades, with the goal of facilitating measurable change in STEM higher education. As national reports continue to…

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MSU Leads $1 Million NSF Grant to Study Diversity in Classroom Instruction Materials

Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Most scientists that students see in undergraduate educational materials do not reflect the diversity of researchers within the scientific community, nor do they match the identities of students…

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