Tag Archives: Special education

Seniors pick Pagliaro as outstanding professor

Claudia Pagliaro, associate professor of special education, has received the Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award presented by the Michigan State University Senior Class Council for 2012-13. She was nominated by a large group of seniors who graduated in fall 2012, and was recently honored during a ceremony on campus. Each year, MSU seniors honor one faculty or… Read More »

Jacobsen, Roseth to receive Teacher-Scholar Awards

Each year, 10 faculty members are chosen to receive Teacher-Scholar Awards at the MSU Awards Convocation. Among this year’s recipients are Rebecca Jacobsen, assistant professor of teacher education, and Cary J. Roseth, assistant professor of educational psychology. Both will receive the award at the all-university awards ceremony at MSU’s Wharton Center on Feb. 12 at… Read More »

Greenhow snags #5 spot on top 100 web-savvy profs list

Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE), has been named to Best Online Universities, LLC’s list of Top 100 Web-Savvy Professors. Best Online Universities promotes online education by providing  information to potential students through its site, BestOnlineUniversities.com. “We believe deeply in the educational power of technology,” said… Read More »

States face challenges to improve writing standards

Far too many U.S. students have inadequate writing skills, and the current efforts to improve instruction nationwide may be more challenging than anticipated, research from Michigan State University shows. According to an initial sample of seven states, the current standards for teaching writing across the U.S. vary widely in comparison to a new set of… Read More »

Special education student wins Outstanding Senior Award

Anna Yanke, a special education student in College of Education, was one of 24 to receive an Outstanding Senior Award for the graduating Class of 2012. The award is given each year on behalf of the Senior Class Council division of ASMSU, the undergraduate student government at Michigan State University. Among other criteria, the awards are… Read More »

School for the deaf creates program for immigrant teens

Expressing oneself as a deaf person is a challenge in itself, but when not given any special accommodations in public school, understanding teachers’ lessons can be practically impossible. That’s the unfortunate reality for many immigrant children in America, and why The Boston Globe chose to cover a story about a program at Horace Mann School for… Read More »