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Ken Frank Invested as MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Ken Frank was invested as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 26, 2015. In this video, Professor Frank reviews his latest research on Quantitative Techniques for Studying…

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Michael Leahy Invested as University Distinguished Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Michael Leahy was invested as a University Distinguished Professor by the College of Education on October 26, 2015. In his acceptance speech, Professor Leahy recaps his career…

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MSU Awarded $1M to Study Science Education Project

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center, helps students work with data. Mead is an evolutionary biologist, a researcher and an educator. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Schultheis.

“Data Nuggets rock, and now we can investigate how and why,” said Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, a…

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MSU Scholars Challenge Higher Ed to Reform STEM Teaching

Friday, October 16, 2015

America’s colleges and universities need to transform not only how but what they teach in introductory science courses, a group of scholars from Michigan State University argues in…

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Michigan State Celebrates World Teachers’ Day

Monday, October 5, 2015
World Teachers' Day 2015

Michigan State University’s College of Education has established a reputation for excellence and visionary thinking in its efforts to improve teaching and learning across the nation and the world….

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Schools Worsen Inequality, Especially in Math Instruction

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in shortchanging the nation’s poorest students of critical math skills, according to a massive new study led by a Michigan State University…

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MSU, Finland Get $3.6M to Study Science Learning

Friday, September 25, 2015
Barbara Schneider and Joseph Krajcik

More students need to feel motivated and excited about learning science if the United States is going to succeed in producing a more scientifically literate workforce. Michigan State…

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Reading Instruction for Children with ASD

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Michigan State University researchers Joshua Plavnick, Lori Skibbe, Troy Mariage, Carol Sue Englert, and Julie Thompson discuss “Comprehensive Reading Instruction for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A High-Tech…

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Increasing Parent Access to Online Training in ASD

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Michigan State University associate professor of psychology Brooke Ingersoll discusses “ImPACT Online: Increasing access to parent training in ASD internet-delivered instruction in evidence-based intervention.” Ingersoll is a member of MSU’s…

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New School-Evaluation Method Fails to Affect Housing Prices

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Scott Imberman

The controversial new method of evaluating teachers and schools – called “value-added” – does not appear to affect property values, finds research by economists at Michigan State University…

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