The final cohort of teachers of Temple University’s Center for Teaching Excellence have earned the highest credential available to American educators by recently becoming National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). These 54 teachers join an elite group of 1,142 NBCTs in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and 106,268 in the United States.
The article "Transitional Chapter Books, Representations of African American Girlhood” co-published by Wanda Brooks, Ed.D., Associate Dean of Teacher Education in the College of Education at Temple University has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 Virginia Hamilton Essay Award Honor Citation.
Temple University professor, Aneta Pavlenko's ground-breaking book, The Bilingual Mind, explores the intriguing relationship between language and thought in bi- and multilinguals. She is herself a speaker of many languages and has researched this topic for much of her career.
College of Education alumna Nicole Miletto is among 12 finalists for 2014 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. Ms. Miletto is a teacher at Hallowell Elementary School in the Hatboro-Horsham School District. Ms. Miletto received an Teacher Certification in 2002 and Master's in Education in 2003 from the College of Education at Temple University.
The College of Education at Temple University has been named recognized as the #5 institution in PA for teacher education and shaping the next generation by the Online College Database.
The Online College Database's new ranking, "Top Colleges in Pennsylvania Shaping the Next Generation," honors the post-secondary institutions in the state that graduated the most education and teaching professionals in 2012.
Michael W. Smith, Ph.D., Department Chair and Professor of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education at Temple University, has been working on a study that shows the educational and psychological value of letting children read whatthey want. As a result of over five years of research Michael and Jeff Wilhelm have co-authored Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want – and Why We Should Let Them, published by Scholastic.
From using concrete or abstract materials to giving immediate or delayed feedback, there are rampant debates over the best teaching strategies to use. But, in reality, improving education is not as simple as choosing one technique over another.
Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured the educational research landscape and found that because improved learning depends on many different factors, there are actually more than 205 trillion instructional options available.
College of Education at Temple University alumna Dr. Joanne Broder Sumerson publishes secrets for successfully navigating through the dissertation and thesis process while maintaining your sanity, "Finish Your Dissertation, Don't Let It Finish You!"
Dr. Broder Sumerson earned her Ph.D. in Education Psychology and M.Ed. in Adult and Organization Development from Temple University.
Read more about this book at www.joannebrodersumerson.com