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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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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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Pre-K Teacher Certification Policies Overlook Standards for Learning

Monday, March 2, 2020
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States across the nation are increasing funding and focus on expanding high-quality education opportunities for young children. However, according to new research from Michigan State University, the U.S….

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Should Preschool Writing be More Communication and Less ABCs?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Writing instruction in early education should be about more than letter formation and penmanship, argue Michigan State University researchers who found preschool teachers don’t often encourage writing for…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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Looking for Latinx in Social Studies: Santiago Honored for Research, Mentorship

Monday, June 17, 2019
Looking for Latinx in social studies: Santiago honored for research, mentorship

Maribel Santiago, assistant professor of teacher education, has been honored with two awards that acknowledge her career, research, and leadership. In May 2019, Santiago was awarded a National…

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First College of Education Ford Foundation Fellow Named

Monday, April 29, 2019
First College of Education Ford Foundation Fellow named

Chezare A. Warren, assistant professor in the department of teacher education, has received a 2019 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, the first in the college’s history. Ford Foundation Postdoctoral…

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Studying Tablet-Based Learning in Lansing Public Schools

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nearly 1,200 interactive learning tablets were distributed to kindergarteners in the Lansing School District in November, as part of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad Research Project. In its…

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History Book Asks High Schoolers: Right or Wrong?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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What if history lessons didn’t stop with facts? What if students were asked to judge whether the decisions of others at momentous times in the past were right…

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Calabrese Barton honored for empowering youth in STEM

Monday, April 16, 2018

Professor of teacher education Angela Calabrese Barton is being honored for making a real, sustained impact in practice as the recipient of the American Educational Research Association’s Exemplary…

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