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    Lubinski and BenbowHow to raise a genius

    The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, the longitudinal research project spearheaded by Peabody Dean Camilla Benbow and Professor David Lubinski, which is transforming how gifted children are identified and supported by the U.S. education system, is featured in an article in Nature, and republished in Scientific American

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    Avoid ForeclosureWant to avoid foreclosure? Take a class.

    First-time home buyers who attended a home buying education course were much less likely to lose their home to foreclosure, according to a study by doctoral student Scott Brown.

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    Bethany Rittle-Johnson ResearchIES-funded research improves quality of math education

    Professor Bethany Rittle-Johnson has co-authored an in-depth review of the impact of mathematics education research studies funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. 

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    Mimi Engel PodcastMimi Engel featured on kindergarten math podcast

    Peabody’s Mimi Engel was recently a guest on the “Math Ed Podcast.” She talked about a study from the journal Educational Researcher, titled “Mathematics, content coverage and student learning in kindergarten.” The research comes from her work looking at early skill formation and what early skills are most predictive of later school outcomes. She and her research colleagues have found that mathematics is highly predictive of a student’s overall development.

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    Bethany Rittle-Johnson ResearchStudy: Self-explanations don't always enhance math learning

    New research by Peabody Professor Bethany Rittle-Johnson looks at the constraints of the popular practice of prompting students to provide self-explanation as a learning tool.

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