Bridges - Spring 2013
Spring 2013 Issue
Professors JoLynn Carney and Richard Hazler provide answers to that question. The first is a resounding, "Yes."
College of Education Assistant Professor Erica Frankenberg co-authored a book that examines the effect that school choice and charter schools has on segregation.
Esther Prins, associate professor of education, and Blaire Toso, a research associate in the College, recently published research that revealed four constellations of factors that influence receptivity toward immigrants in rural Pennsylvania.
, distinguished professor of mathematics education, and , professor of mathematics education, discuss how teachers who use computer algebra systems (CAS) can help students better understand mathematics and effectively apply it to the world around them.
William Farrell '59 Edu, was honored as an Alumni Fellow at a ceremony held October 19, 2012.
Dr. Rebecca West Burns, a 2013 Alumni Achievement Award winner, is a life-long learner who works to engage her students actively in the classroom and online.
Congratulations to eight outstanding alumni of the College, winners of 2012 Alumni Society Awards.
Through their gift, Kevin and Susan O'Leary will support an early career professor in history, graduate students in language and literacy education, and innovative teaching awards in both colleges.
Tonia Bauer is using knowledge learned online through a Penn State World Campus master’s degree program to help improve her fourth-graders’ reading abilities.
Doctoral candidate Tom Dodd's school was recently recognized as a Breakthrough School by a partnership between the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the MetLife Foundation.
Help the College of Education win the March Madness Big Ten Facebook Rivalry Challenge by helping us acquire the most likes on Facebook between March 15 and April 9.
Penn State offers a number of seminars and courses, many approved for Act 48 credit.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
Penn State’s College of Education recently completed a successful review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) will support faculty research on inventing, implementing and investigating new ways to use technology to improve online education.
The Penn State College of Education will collaborate with the Division of Student Affairs to offer a new master's degree in higher education and student affairs.
The Penn State College of Education has created a new Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis (CEEPA).
The Penn State College of Education is offering scholarships to support graduate-level study in special education with an emphasis on infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who have disabilities and their families.
U.S. News & World Report ranks ten of the College's graduate programs in the top 20 of their respective program rankings, with six programs in the top 10.
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