High-impact practices are believed to be engaging educational experiences. Jillian Kinzie, associate director of the Center for Postsecondary Research, says colleges and universities need to know more about the exact benefits they provide students.
Chad Lochmiller, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, has won the 2018 Jack A. Culbertson Award. The award is presented annually to an outstanding junior educational leadership professor in recognition of his/her significant contributions to the field of educational leadership.
This year’s Talley Lecture Series brought in Dr. Sherrie Proctor of Queen’s College, City University of New York, who led a conversation with students and faculty from the School Psychology program.
It was 7 at night in Costa Rica. The public sector strike against the government’s new reforms was underway. All doors to schools were locked tight. However, twelve students, all women between the ages of 18 and 39, sat outside their school gates with pencils, notepads and phones ready to learn.
A project led by an Indiana University School of Education researcher will help families incorporate engineering and "making" activities in their homes -- potentially a step toward promoting interest in STEM and awareness of science and technology careers.
Dena Cushenberry-Burrello, Judith A. DeMuth, James B. Luther and Frederick A. Taylor, Jr., were chosen as distinguished alumni because of their numerous contributions to the field of education, health services and veterans affairs, amongst many other achievements.
Flewelling spoke at the School of Education as part of a presentation sponsored by INSPIRE Living-Learning Center. He now teaches physics at Crown Point High School in Crown Point, Indiana. In his classroom, he says it’s his job to celebrate each student’s uniqueness.
Teaching in the Navajo Nation is one option for Global Gateway students who want to stay in the United States. The program can have such an impact on students, they may go on to accept full-time positions in the communities where they taught.
Student Casey Hennings saw a gap in her training when it came to safety in the classroom and spoke to Dean Watson about organizing an event that addressed that concern. The Role of the Teacher in School Safety was the result of Hennings’s suggestion.
Participants came together on a Saturday earlier this month to raise cultural awareness of the unique challenges and roles black women have shouldered in shaping their collective experiences throughout history, staying true to the summit’s theme “'Nevertheless, She Persisted': Resilience Beyond the Margins.”