Makena Toldson is a 9 year old writer who wrote her first published book Makena Goes to School at age five. Makena will be visiting the Norris After School Program on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm for a reading and Q&A session.
Over 400 7th graders from local elementary schools attended the Fair, which the College of Education hosted in partnership with Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. and the School District of Philadelphia. During the event, students learned about vocational programs available at Philadelphia’s Randolph, Dobbins and Mastbaum high schools.
Dr. Judith Stull, associate professor of higher education, is co-PI on a $1 million grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) entitled Emerging STEM Scholars.
“You often see school districts move up in salary rankings as that school district is being developed. You see districts make those rapid accelerations in teacher salaries in a period of growth and housing...it’s during those times when districts feel more optimistic about the future because of growth.”
Temple University College of Education faculty members, Dr. Tamara Sniad and Dr. Jill Swavely received a five-year, $2.7 million National Professional Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE).
Dan Campbell, EDU ’11, frontman of the band The Wonder Years, shaped his songwriting perspective at Temple.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, author and professor of higher education policy and sociology, was interviewed by Trevor Noah on The Daily Show. During her interview, Dr. Goldrick-Rab talks about the financial burdens college students face and discusses ways to improve access to higher education.
The Summer 2016 issue of The Earth Scientist, coordinated by Dr. Janelle Bailey, focused on a series of activities for high school Earth science classes.
College of Education alumnus, Matt Cahill, feared he would never graduate from high school because he found it so hard to read. Now as a teacher, he is on a mission to improve the lives of children with learning disabilities.