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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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Posted in Capital Campaign, Kinesiology |

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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Posted in Academics, CITE PhD Program, College News, Educational Policy Center, Elementary Education, Global Educators Cohort Program, K-12 Outreach, Master of Arts in Literacy Instruction, Master of Arts in Teaching and Curriculum, Research, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation, Urban Educators Cohort Program |

Exercise before school may reduce ADHD symptoms in kids

September 9, 2014
Exercise before school may reduce ADHD symptoms in kids

Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn’t easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A new study from Michigan State University and University of Vermont researchers shows that offering daily, before-school, aerobic activities to younger, at-risk children could help in reducing...
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Posted in Academics, Center for Physical Activity and Health, In The News, Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, K-12 Outreach, Kinesiology, Office of International Studies in Education, Research |

New book on women and higher education

August 29, 2014
New book on women and higher education

Focusing on the education of women throughout the world—especially women-only universities and other institutions—Kristen Renn’s newest publication is hitting shelves this month. Renn, a professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE) in the Department of Educational Administration, traveled to 13 colleges and universities in 10 countries around the world to study women and...
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Posted in Academics, College News, Global Educators Cohort Program, HALE, HALE Center, Office of International Studies in Education, Research |

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