Temple University’s College of Education, led by member dean Greg Anderson, knows what it wants: for teacher-candidates to ground their instructional decision-making in the science of how students learn. Figuring out how to achieve that is what the College has been tackling as part of Dean for Impact’s Design for Practice Network.
Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities presents the world premiere of A Fierce Kind of Love, a play by Drama Desk-nominee and Pig Iron Theatre Company co-founder Suli Holum and directed by Philadelphia theater veteran David Bradley. An exploration of the intellectual disabilities rights movement in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, the play runs from April 7-17, 2016 at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia.
Sarah Cordes, a professor of educational leadership policy at Temple University in Philadelphia, asserts that the most pressing problem in education finance is not funding sources. It is the fact that Pennsylvania is one of the few states that do not have an education funding formula that allocates state funds based on the current characteristics of a district—for example, a district’s wealth, student characteristics, and changes in different categories of enrollment.
Dr. Gregory M. Anderson coauthored chapter of Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education, published in 2015 by John Hopkins University Press. This edited book was selected for the American Education Research Association (AERA) Division J 2016 Outstanding Publication Award. The award recognizes scholars for specific publications judged as making substantial contributions to the literature and/or practice of higher education.
The research and work of College of Education faculty and graduate students are the focus of more than 40 sessions at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting to be held in Washington, DC on April 8-12.
Six graduate students in the College of Education have been selected to present their research in just a few weeks at the Harvard Student Research Conference. This event, hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the nation's largest student-run conference on education research.
The Academy for Adult Learning, founded in 2008 by the College of Education's Institute on Disabilities, is a two-year program that allows students with disabilities to more easily adjust to college life with a group of support. Students who work with the Academy for Adult Learning can serve as tutors or mentors, depending on the type of relationship they want to cultivate with other students.
U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools of Education
The College of Education was named the 48th Best Graduate School of Education in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The College of Education rose from No. 55 to No. 48, two years after it climbed eight spots.