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Schneider elected to National Academy

May 20, 2015
Schneider elected to National Academy

Michigan State University faculty member Barbara Schneider has been elected to the National Academy of Education, an honor reserved for the nation’s most outstanding scholars in education. She was among 16 new members announced for 2015. Schneider is the John A. Hannah Chair and Distinguished Professor in the College of Education, as well as...
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College to host first annual Summer Coaches’ School

May 20, 2015

In June, MSU’s Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS) and the Department of Kinesiology will host the first annual MSU Summer Coaches’ School. The two-and-a-half day conference is intended for sport coaches and leaders to gather together to network, discuss and learn hands-on...
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George Lucas Foundation grants $5M to MSU for science, math and literacy education

May 14, 2015
George Lucas Foundation grants $5M to MSU for science, math and literacy education

Michigan State University researchers and their partners plan to create a model for teaching elementary students science while also improving their skills in math, reading and writing. The project is funded by a five-year, $5 million grant from Lucas Education Research, a division of...
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Alumna to receive honorary degree

May 13, 2015
Alumna to receive honorary degree

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, alumna Deborah Loewenberg Ball, B.A. ’76, M.A. ’82, Ph.D. ’88, will receive an honorary degree from Lesley University. Loewenberg Ball, dean of the School...
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“Reading at a Crossroads” co-edited by professor, alumni

May 11, 2015
“Reading at a Crossroads” co-edited by professor, alumni

Rand Spiro, professor of educational psychology, is lead editor of “Reading at a Crossroads? Disjunctures and Continuities in Current Conceptions and Practices,” recently published by Routledge. The book examines how...
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America’s best teachers get creative

May 5, 2015
America’s best teachers get creative

While U.S. educational policy emphasizes high-stakes testing and scripted lessons, the best teachers in the business are taking creative risks – often drawing from their own interests and hobbies...
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