Barbara A. Mieras, senior vice president for major gifts at Davenport University, has received the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award from the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association. Mieras was honored for more than 25 years of contributions to higher education during an Awards Reception on April 3, 2009 at the Kellogg Center in… Read More »
Internationally acclaimed education scholars Yong Zhao and William Schmidt, both University Distinguished Professors in the College of Education, will discuss the prospect of national standards in American schools during a special event from 1:30-3:00 p.m. April 3 in 252 Erickson Hall. Schmidt and Zhao will present two different perspectives on the role that national standards… Read More »
To read the article “Sizing up the schools” from City Pulse, please visit: http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/lansing/article-2782-sizing-up-the-schools.html.
To read the article “Video games, cell phones and academic performance: Some good news” from Michigan State University News, please visit: http://news.msu.edu/story/6096/.
University Distinguished Professor William Schmidt featured his current research on mathematics and science education during an exhibition sponsored by the American Educational Research Association and the Coalition for National Science Funding on Capitol Hill March 24, 2009 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 15th Annual Exhibition, “The Path to Innovation: Scientific Discovery and Learning,” was attended by… Read More »
To read the article “Is the Internet Stupefying Students?” from Diverse Education, please visit: http://diverseeducation.com/artman/publish/article_12397.shtml.
To read the article “MSU-led study: Charter school students more likely to graduate, attend college” from Michigan State University News, please visit: http://news.msu.edu/story/6078/.
To read the article “Laptop for each pupil: West Bend among growing number of school districts testing technology-enhanced learning” from Journal Sentinel, please visit: http://www.jsonline.com/news/education/40065842.html.
To read the article “GERGEN/VANOUREK: Problem of youth with no purpose” from The Washington Post, please visit: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/25/the-problem-of-youth-without-purpose/