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Barbara Schneider named AAAS Fellow

December 15, 2014
Barbara Schneider named AAAS Fellow

College of Education faculty member Barbara Schneider has been named an AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their efforts to advance science or its applications. Schneider is one of three Michigan State University scientists to receive the honor this year. “Our...
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Dominguez receives awards for math education work

December 11, 2014
Dominguez receives awards for math education work

Higinio Dominguez, assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education, was recently honored with two awards for his collaborative projects to improve mathematics education, particularly for bilingual and immigrant students. In November 2014, Dominguez received the 2013-14 MSU Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award for his work with the Lutheran Social Services of Michigan. The...
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MSU to help students learn genomics and evolution

October 27, 2014
MSU to help students learn genomics and evolution

The study of human genes has dramatically changed how health issues have been explained and treated during the past 20 years. But educators have done little to teach future generations about the concepts behind those scientific breakthroughs. Michigan State University will help solve this problem by creating learning materials about genomics and evolution for...
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, CEPSE, Certification, CITE PhD Program, College News, Development, Educational Administration, Elementary Education, K-12 Administration, K-12 Outreach, Master of Arts in Teaching and Curriculum, Research, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation |

The Power of Endowed Faculty

October 24, 2014
The Power of Endowed Faculty

The Erickson legacy When W. Bruce Erickson created an endowed faculty chair at Michigan State University, he knew putting additional funds in the hands of faculty would empower bold ideas. Growing up the son of former Dean Clifford Erickson, he recognized the quality of the research and teaching in the College of Education. And...
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The Power of Renovation

October 24, 2014
The Power of Renovation

Transforming IM Circle On the banks of the Red Cedar is a nearly 100-year-old brick building. IM Circle is situated next to the Beal Botanical Gardens and nearby the Sparty statue. It has long been home to the Department of Kinesiology. Inside, much of the building looks straight out of the yearbooks, with long...
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High-stakes testing, lack of voice driving teachers out

September 9, 2014
High-stakes testing, lack of voice driving teachers out

Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America’s urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay and benefits and lack of voice in what they teach. So finds a Michigan State University education scholar – and former high school teacher...
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