Dr. Frank Farley, L.H.Carnell Professor in the College of Education at Temple University, has been declared recipient of the "Alumnus of Influence Award" of the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, where he received B.A. and M.A. degrees.He will be honored in a Dinner and Award Ceremony in March, 2014, at the University, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Read more on the Alumnus of Influence Award >>>
If handled carefully, an increase in the number of middle-class families in urban public schools could be a triumph for equity and diversity, said Temple College of Education professor Maia Bloomfield Cucchiara in an essay. “However, in the absence of reforms that address inequitable funding and the city-suburban divide, efforts to attract middle-class families will inevitably fall short of preventing the next crisis,” she said.
College of Education alumna Dr. Catherine DePino published her most recent book "Excuse Me, Your Participle's Dangling: How to Use Grammar to Make Your Writing Powers Soar." Dr. DePino is Temple Made through and through having earned three degrees from Temple University's College of Education including B.S.Ed. '66, Ed.M. '70, and Ed.D. '82.
On Thursday, October 3, 2013 the Jumpstart Philadelphia program at Temple University broke a world record!
Quaiser Abdullah, CLA ’03, EDU ’07, recently pledged $25,000 to create two scholarships that will support Temple students who are committed to effecting social change.
Bumper stickers, nearly as old as bumpers, can be funny, political, or thoughtful. While the messages can divide us, they can also bring us together. Stickers and their like - window clings, decals, personalized license plates - all provide "an opportunity for conversation," said Temple University College of Education professor Dr. Frank Farley.
"Self-expression is a powerful human motive," said Farley, also a former president of the American Psychological Association. "Bumper stickers are just another vehicle of expression."
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased to announce that Michael Smith will be speaking at the 2013 NCTE Annual Convention in Boston. Smith, of the College of Education at Temple University will present as a member of the following panels:
“Close Reading, Critical Reading, Misreading, and Myths of Reading”
“(Re)Inventing English Teacher Education: The Research and Practice of English Education Graduate Students”
“Talking Back to Achieve the Common Core Standards: Where David Coleman is Wrong and Why It Matters”
Many researchers argue that the GED test is not equivalent to a high school diploma. Janice Laurence, a professor at Temple University, says it’s not even close.
In the 1980s, the Pentagon asked Laurence to research whether there were different outcomes for military recruits during their active duty years depending on whether they had a high school diploma or a GED certificate.