Tag: Graduate School of Education

Bringing math class into the data age

by Carrie Spector on March 9, 2020 12:01 am
Life in the 21st-century is defined by data, tracking everything from our shopping and exercise habits to the spread of disease and the impact of climate change. Some educators are asking how schools can prepare young people to make sense of it all: Should data science become as much a part of the K-12 mathematics… Read more Bringing math class into the data age
Michael Hines

GSE’s Michael Hines receives emerging scholar award

by Graduate School of Education on February 26, 2020 4:30 pm
MICHAEL HINES, assistant professor of education at the Graduate School of Education (GSE), has been named a 2020 Emerging Scholar by the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The award, presented by the African Diaspora special interest group, recognizes scholars for their work to empower African descendants within and outside the United States. The awards… Read more GSE’s Michael Hines receives emerging scholar award
Sam Wineburg

Graduate School of Education researchers recognized by American Historical Association

by Graduate School of Education Communications on January 20, 2020 11:18 am
The American Historical Association has presented its annual award for the best article in a journal, magazine or other serial on teaching history to three researchers from the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) at the Graduate School of Education (GSE). SAM WINEBURG, MARK SMITH, PhD ’14, and JOEL BREAKSTONE, PhD ’13, received the William and… Read more Graduate School of Education researchers recognized by American Historical Association

Stanford education researchers create free lessons to teach digital literacy

by Graduate School of Education on December 9, 2019 4:36 pm
In a digital age, being an informed citizen draws on the ability to locate trustworthy information and determine its reliability. Stanford research led by SAM WINEBURG, the Margaret Jacks Professor of Education, has shown that many young people have difficulty distinguishing between dubious and credible sources online. To help students become smarter consumers of digital information,… Read more Stanford education researchers create free lessons to teach digital literacy
Linda Darling-Hammond

Linda Darling-Hammond named president for California State Board of Education

by Kate Chesley on February 13, 2019 2:32 pm
In his State of the State Address on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he was appointing LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND to the position of president for the State Board of Education. Newsom called Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Emerita, a “nationally recognized education expert” and said she would work “alongside State… Read more Linda Darling-Hammond named president for California State Board of Education
Arnetha Ball

Arnetha Ball elected to the National Academy of Education

by Graduate School of Education communications on February 10, 2019 1:17 pm
ARNETHA BALL, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Emerita, has been elected to the National Academy of Education for her outstanding contributions to education research and policy. Ball is one of 16 scholars elected to the NAEd this year. The group, founded in 1965, produces reports on pressing issues in education and offers professional… Read more Arnetha Ball elected to the National Academy of Education
Nicole Ardoin

Nicole Ardoin honored for achievements in environmental education

by Stanford Graduate School of Education on January 29, 2019 2:09 pm
NICOLE ARDOIN, an associate professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, was recently honored by the Clemson University Institute for Parks for her life’s work in environmental education. Ardoin received the William C. Everhart award, which recognizes sustained achievements that foster an appreciation of parks and other historic… Read more Nicole Ardoin honored for achievements in environmental education
GSE Makery

GSE opens a new makers' studio – all faculty and students are welcome

by Carrie Spector on January 28, 2019 2:47 pm
A new studio space for hands-on learning has opened its doors at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) – and all students and faculty are welcome, no experience required. The Makery is located on the first floor of the Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS) at 520 Galvez Mall. The GSE Makery was created… Read more GSE opens a new makers' studio – all faculty and students are welcome
Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo

Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning

by Graduate School of Education on August 10, 2018 4:30 pm
After spending the past year exploring ways to use design and technology to improve learning, students at Stanford Graduate School of Education shared their ideas and prototypes with the public at the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo on Aug. 3. The annual event is the culmination of the LDT master’s program, which draws students from around the… Read more Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning
Knowles Teaching Fellowships

2018 Knowles Fellowships awarded to 15 Stanford alumni

by Graduate School of Education on August 6, 2018 4:30 pm
The Knowles Teacher Initiative recently announced that 15 Stanford graduates are among the 34 early-career teachers to be awarded its 2018 teaching fellowships. The initiative was established by Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles in 1999 to increase the number of high-quality teachers and, ultimately, improve math and science education in the United States. The Teaching Fellows Program… Read more 2018 Knowles Fellowships awarded to 15 Stanford alumni