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First lady Michelle Obama participated in a videoconference with high school and Stanford students during her recent trip to China. East Palo Alto Academy student Edgar Arroyo got a thumbs up after doling out some "sound advice" during the exchange.
In this interview, Professor Deborah Stipek addresses issues of preschool access and teacher training, discusses education policy, and describes her research.
Social psychologists have learned a lot about how students’ sense of who they are and what is expected of them greatly influence academic achievement. This forum delved into the latest research in this field, and offered ideas about how digital technology might help or hinder educational ambitions.
SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, has given its Innovator Award to the Stanford education professor.
Brazer, who directs the GSE Leadership Degree Programs, recommends revamping the way we prepare tomorrow’s education leaders by maximizing the relevance of course content and providing authentic learning opportunities.
The new Judy Koch Professorship of Education is in the field of early childhood education, a central focus of Stipek's scholarship.
Carter is bringing her expertise on youth and inequality to the esteemed foundation as it charts a new direction under its new president, Adam Gamoran.
Education professor Kenji Hakuta discusses how he became involved in the field of English Language Learning, and how it has led to his latest work: Preparing instructional materials to help English learners meet the new Common Core standards.
Claude Goldenberg is a co-author of three articles in the latest issue of American Educator that provide an overview of effective techniques for teaching English Language Learners and the benefits of bilingual education as compared with English immersion.
While there is much talk of streamlining U.S. universities and enhancing their transparency, David Labaree's forthcoming paper discusses how the current system promotes academic freedom and explores its roots in a mix of historical developments unique to our nation.
Prudence Carter's research explores why desegregation efforts have fallen short in closing the achievement gap between white and black students.
The Learning First Alliance, the Erikson Institute and the American Educational Research Association recently honored the contributions to policy and scholarship of GSE professor Linda Darling-Hammond, who also just came out with a new book.
Jonathan Osborne aims to better prepare teachers to engage students in the scientific process, helping them to understand how science works.
The book "Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education," co-authored by Stanford's Thomas Ehrlich and Anne Colby along with two other scholars, was recently recognized as being the best book of the year on liberal arts education.
Professor of Education David Labaree spoke on Jan. 22 about the school's adopting its new name: Stanford Graduate School of Education.
The head of Stanford GSE's elementary teacher education program joins the leadership of a major group advocating for high quality teacher development.
Sean Reardons' research shows how family income has become increasingly predictive of education success. His findings and coments lay the basis for a heartbreaking front-page story in the Sunday, Dec. 23, New York Times.
As the new head of the California agency overseeing the licensing of educators, an ed school professor will lead the effort to rethink standards for teachers and principals.
Education scholars must embrace digital media rather than focus on publishing papers in academic journals, to truly influence teaching practices, says Sam Wineburg in a recent lecture. Here’s a summary and video of the talk.
After completing the Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies program at the School of Education, Michael Tubbs ’12, MA '12, is already putting his Stanford education to work: He was elected on Nov. 6 to the city council of Stockton, Calif.
Misla Barco received a surprise phone call from Arne Duncan, who personally thanked her for her commitment and dedication.
Reading Like a Historian, a practical guide to teaching "historical reading" authored by Sam Wineburg, Daisy Martin, and Chauncey Monte-Sano, was honored at the American Library Association's Annual Conference.
The Stanford Center on Adolescence, led by Bill Damon, has teamed up with researchers at Tufts University to learn how we can effectively foster enterprising skills among adolescents and young
The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Language is directed by H. Samy Alim, with John Rickford and Arnetha Ball. Learn more about CREAL events, workshops, and courses, and read about critical issues.
Modernizing professional learning programs and expanding broadband to cover publicly funded preschool programs are two recommendations from a new report co-authored by Professors Linda Darling-Hammond and Brigid Barron.
Paulo Blikstein spoke at TEDx Manhattan Beach last October about FabLab@School, a digital fabrication lab aimed at boosting student interest in STEM fields. Watch the full talk.
Registration is now open for Smaller Learning Communities Study Visits to Hillsdale High School. These inquiry-based professional learning tours provide schools and districts with the opportunity to learn from Hillsdale High’s practices and transformation process to inform their own school transformation.
Coaching is one of the more cost effective ways to improve retention and graduation rates, according to a new study by Eric Bettinger and doctoral student Rachel Baker.
Claude Goldenberg has won Learning Forward’s Best Research Award for his studies examining the impact of professional learning communities on student achievement and teacher instruction.
A simple “values affirmation” writing exercise can make a dramatic difference in the exam scores of female physics students, according to Geoffrey Cohen in a new study published in Science.
Teacher performance assessments can be used to strengthen licensure, teacher preparation, and instructional practice, according to Prof. Linda Darling-Hammond in a new report.
Educator prep. programs must be strengthened so that educators are equipped to address children's development needs, according to Ira Lit in a new paper commissioned by NCATE.
Professor Kenji Hakuta will present "Educating Language Minority Students and Affirming Their Equal Rights" on October 28 in Washington, D.C.
H. Samy Alim says the Drug Enforcement Administration's controversial request to hire Ebonics translators highlights several ironies.
Professor Susanna Loeb discussed the increasingly complex roles of school leadership at a recent PACE conference examining LAUSD’s reform efforts.
Associate Professor Mitchell Stevens has been appointed the new director of the Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research (SCANCOR).
Professor Arnetha Ball has been voted president-elect of the American Educational Research Association.