Tag Archives: Special education

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 »

Kinesiology alumnus running 74th marathon

At age 64, with 73 marathons under his belt, there’s no stopping Steve Coffman. Aside from full-time teaching, he is training for his 35th consecutive Boston Marathon in April 2012. Coffman says his love for running started when he was stationed with the Marines in Hawaii. Officially peaking his interest, he ran in the state’s… Read More »