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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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MSU’s Krajcik Receives Prestigious Mcgraw Prize In Education

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Michigan State University Professor Joseph Krajcik has received a 2020 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education for his global impact on science teaching. Krajcik, a Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education and…

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Accelerating Society’s Quantum Leap: MSU-Q Contributes To Innovative Curriculum

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Members from Michigan State University’s Center for Quantum Computing, Science and Engineering, or MSU-Q, will join forces with four leading universities in the Midwest to develop QuSTEAM (Quantum Information Science, Technology,…

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Schools’ Neighborhood Environment Affects Academic Outcomes in Flint

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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A neighborhood’s physical disorder has been linked to differences in academic outcomes. However, school neighborhood has not been studied as a potential additional environmental factor in academic outcomes—until now. In…

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Young Joon Kwak Chosen As Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, September 10, 2020
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This year’s College of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies is Young Joon Kwak, a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily through sculpture, performance, video and collaboration. The Critical…

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Raising a Helping Hand to Teachers Who Lose their Voice

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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Eric Hunter, Ph.D., Named an MSU Foundation Professor Rooted in interdisciplinary training and a desire to improve ailing voices of teachers, Dr. Eric Hunter has fostered and built…

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Ask The Expert: How Parents, Students Can Survive ‘College From Home’

Monday, August 31, 2020
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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, American college students are shifting from a fall 2020 semester in the classroom to taking classes online, often from their parents’ home. Students aren’t…

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