Mariale Hardiman, vice dean of the School of Education, was a keynote speaker in the 8th Jamaica Inclusive Education Conference and Expo in Montego Bay, Jamaica, that ran from October 29 to 31.
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A School of Education study will provide the first empirical evidence of the relationship between public transportation and high school students’ attendance and tardiness.
Growing up in Mamaroneck, N.Y., Sagirah Wheeler didn’t exactly live in in the local bowling alley, but the place was like a second home. Her parents bowled competitively, as did her aunts, uncles, cousins and siblings.
The School of Education, ranked first in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and Urban Teachers, one of the most rigorous alternative teacher certification programs in the United States, have formed a partnership to train new teachers for public schools using a clinical residency model similar to one used for preparing doctors.
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.
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.