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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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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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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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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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Report: Districts Handling Of Spring School Closings Provide Insights For Fall Reopening

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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School location, family income and broadband internet access were critical factors in how well K-12 students adjusted to the COVID-19 shift from classroom to remote learning, according to…

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How To Get A Better Workout During A Pandemic

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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How can we stay motivated to exercise while COVID-19 keeps us physically isolated from fitness centers, and each other? New research from Michigan State University shows that working…

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MSU Receives $4M for New Doctoral Fellowships in Education Sciences

Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Michigan State University has received $4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare scholars who will help shape decisions affecting students and schools across the nation….

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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 Help 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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