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- 4.16.15 Humphrey Fellows talk social justice with Jimmy Carter Two of Vanderbilt University’s Humphrey Fellows, Nancy Mendy of the Gambia, and Geeta Motilal of South Africa, visited Emory University in Atlanta to attend the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program’s 28th Annual Global Development and Social Justice enhancement workshop.
- 4.15.15 Expert panel proposes means of preventing misbehavior in schools At the Peabody Research Institute’s annual mini-conference on April 2, three leading educational researchers in the field of school behavior addressed different aspects of misbehavior in schools and its effect on education. The confernence convened at the Wyatt Center at Peabody College.
- 4.8.15 Peabody researchers featured at AERA April 16-20 The latest research on key education issues will be presented by researchers from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting, in Chicago, April 16-20, 2015.
- 3.18.15 Common Core math should include ‘pattern abstraction’ Common Core math is missing the mark by not emphasizing pattern abstraction, according to new Vanderbilt research. Pattern abstraction—identifying a pattern of colors or shapes and replicating it with different colors or shapes—is an important building block for mathematical proficiency, researchers believe.
- 3.17.15 Nashville mayor shares love of reading with Patterson RAPS participants Nashville Mayor Karl Dean discussed the joys of reading with Metro Nashville Public School fifth, sixth and seventh graders at the March 14 meeting of Patterson RAPS (Read and Play Saturdays) held at Peabody's Wyatt Center.
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Wehby receives 2015 CEC Special Education Research Award
Joseph Wehby has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Special Education Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children. The award will be presented April 8 at the CEC 2015 Convention & Expo in San Diego, California.