As the world’s population becomes increasingly interconnected through advances in technology, travel and communications, the role of the counselor is evolving to keep pace with these changes. Today’s counselors need the knowledge, sensitivity and skills to address challenges in mental health and well-being with a universal view that crosses national boundaries.
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While most training for teachers focuses on managing behavioral problems in children, Lieny Jeon thinks that a teacher’s state of mind is key to understanding students’ social and emotional development.
The five new doctoral candidates share an interest and commitment to addressing many of the problems plaguing urban school districts—from closing the achievement gap to finding ways to recruit and retain high-quality teachers.
Students from families who participated in home visits with their teachers had better school attendance and were more likely to see improvement in reading scores, according to a School of Education study.
Jonathan Plucker, a prominent education policy and talent development scholar, will join Johns Hopkins University in January as the inaugural Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development.
The Obama administration is enlisting help from the School of Education for an initiative to reduce chronic absenteeism in public schools by at least 10 percent a year.
When she was growing up in northern Baltimore County, Maggie Shamer spent many evenings listening to great show tunes from Broadway musicals.
Stephanie Geddie, who obtained a master’s degree in educational studies in 2011, is one of seven finalists for 2015-2016 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
A School of Education professor addressed chronic absenteeism and its pernicious effects on students in the public schools at a recent White House gathering on the “Chronic Absenteeism Challenge: Engaging Disengaged Youth for Academic and Life Success,” sponsored by the U. S. Department of Education.
Baltimore, MD—A coalition of educators, businesses, nonprofits and civil rights groups calls for a national commitment to increasing the number of females and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers in a report released today by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity.