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- 11.20.15 Peabody receives four regional Emmy nominationsPeabody College received four Mid-South Regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television, the industry’s highest honor. Winners will be announced in late February.
- 11.18.15 Congressman visits School for Science and Math at VanderbiltCongressman Jim Cooper of Tennessee's 5th District spoke to 11th graders about the importance of being informed and scientically literate, as well as the importance of understanding how technology and innovation fit into the broader context of politics and economics.
- 11.17.15 Meet our facultyEbony O. McGee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Diversity and Urban Schooling, talks about what led her to pursue a career in education and details the research and recent projects she's been working on at Peabody.
New professor spotlights struggling readersEarly in her career as a special education teacher, Jeanne Wanzek found that most of her students struggled with reading, leading her to pursue effecting change through research and teaching teachers on effective reading instruction.
- 11.2.15 State's shift away from remedial courses leaves questions for colleges everywhere The Chronicle of Higher Education reports Tennessee is the first state in the nation to eliminate its free-standing remedial classes and give just about everyone a chance to dive right into classes that count for credit. Angela Boatman, assistant professor of public policy and higher education, is quoted.
- 10.29.15 Faculty honored by Society of Multivariate Experimental PsychologyJames H. Steiger, professor of psychology and human development, and Sonya Sterba, assistant professor of psychology, were awarded prestigious honors from SMEP.
- 10.28.15 Professor named "early leader" in field of gifted educationTamra Stambaugh, executive director of Vanderbilt's Programs for Talented Youth, has received the National Association for Gifted Children's Early Leader Award for her contributions in leadership and service to the field of gifted education in the first 10 years of her career.
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TN teachers report ongoing benefits from teacher collaboration model
Tennessee teachers are reporting that the Tennessee Peer Excellence Group (TPEG), a collaboration model created by Peabody College researchers, continues to show positive outcomes in teacher effectiveness scores and student learning two years after its implementation.
$1.5M HIV, hepatitis intervention targets at-risk young black males
A new $1.5 million Vanderbilt study led by Sandra Barnes and supported by the Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services is addressing the trend of HIV diagnoses being disproportionately high among African American males, especially those who engage in sexual activity with men.
New curriculum brings more science and math to pre-K
A new curriculum developed by Peabody College's Mary Louise Hemmeter and others and launching in January closes the gap on math and science education in pre-k classrooms.