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- 9.20.16 Andy Finch discusses the recovery school modelPeabody's Andy Finch talks about the pros and cons of recovery schools in a Washington Post article.
- 9.20.16 Goldring selected for 2016 UCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardThe University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) has selected Vanderbilt researcher Ellen Goldring to receive its prestigious Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016.
- 8.30.16 Vanderbilt graduate student is among the "Most Innovative" in higher edBridget Burns, a doctoral student in the Higher Education Leadership and Policy program, is one of the "Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education," according to a list released by Washington Monthly. She is the founder of a consortium of universities working to find solutions for low-income, first generation, and minority college students.
- 8.17.16 Peabody's Brian Heuser elected to Vanderbilt Faculty SenateBrian Heuser, assistant professor of the practice of international education policy at Peabody College, has been elected vice chair of the Vanderbilt University Faculty Senate.
- 8.15.16 Vanderbilt to remove "Confederate" inscription from residence hallVanderbilt University will return a donation made 83 years ago so that it can remove a controversial inscription from one of its residence halls.
- 8.11.16 Michelle Reising Scobey recognized as an emerging leaderProfessor Michelle Reising Scobey has received an Emerging Leader award from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Network of Nashville.
- 8.1.16 Peabody Professor stars in The West WingPeabody’s Anjali Forber-Pratt was a guest at the White House recently in honor of the 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. While there she ended up starring an edition of The West Wing Week, the White House YouTube channel. Watch and enjoy!
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How 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.
Want 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.
IES-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.
Mimi 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.
Study: 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.