Tag: Graduate School of Education

Kimberly Gordon Biddle

GSE honors three alumni for career achievements

by Krysten Crawford on July 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Three alumni of Stanford Graduate School of Education will receive its annual Alumni Excellence in Education Award for their pioneering work and leadership in the field. The 2018 honorees are: KIMBERLY GORDON BIDDLE, EdS ’90, PhD ’93, professor of child development at Sacramento State University. JOYCE E. KING, ’69, PhD ’74, professor of educational policy studies at Georgia… Read more GSE honors three alumni for career achievements
Jill Biden

Jill Biden shares tales of grading papers on Air Force Two

by Barbara Wilcox on May 10, 2018 3:42 pm
“Education is possibility set in motion,” said former Second Lady of the United States and longtime teacher Jill Biden at Stanford as the Graduate School of Education’s Cubberley Lecturer. The Cubberley Lecture, inaugurated in 1938, is the Graduate School of Education’s premier showcase for ideas. “Just as important as the practical argument is the civic one,”… Read more Jill Biden shares tales of grading papers on Air Force Two
Professor Jonathan Osborne

Jonathan Osborne wins top award for impact on science education

by Graduate School of Education on March 22, 2018 3:30 pm
JONATHAN OSBORNE was awarded the 2018 NARST Distinguished Contributions to Science Education Through Research Award for his impact on science education. The award was given on March 19 in Atlanta. The award is the highest honor given by NARST, a worldwide organization for improving science teaching and learning through research. In announcing the award, NARST said… Read more Jonathan Osborne wins top award for impact on science education
Hanna House

GSE tells the story of Paul Hanna and Hanna House

by Barbara Wilcox on December 20, 2017 4:01 pm
As part of its centennial celebrations, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) tells the story of PAUL HANNA, an enterprising education professor, and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that he and his wife, JEAN, gave to Stanford. The house, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and nestled into a hill of faculty housing on Stanford’s Frenchman’s… Read more GSE tells the story of Paul Hanna and Hanna House
Mayfield band

Education Professor John Willinsky rocks free sharing in music and scholarship

by Barbara Wilcox on November 28, 2017 2:15 pm
When JOHN WILLINSKY, the Khosla Family Professor of Education, came to Stanford a decade ago from Vancouver, Canada, he brought his leadership of the Public Knowledge Project, which promotes and studies the sharing of research and scholarship as a public good. He also brought his electric guitar. Today, Willinsky’s band Mayfield brings Graduate School of… Read more Education Professor John Willinsky rocks free sharing in music and scholarship
Carl Wieman

Project created by Carl Wieman honored for its impact on education

by Carrie Spector on September 26, 2017 4:24 pm
A science and math education project founded by Stanford faculty member and Nobel laureate CARL WIEMAN has been named one of six recipients of the 2017 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Award, which recognizes initiatives that tackle global education challenges. The project, called PhET Interactive Simulations, teaches scientific concepts through animated, game-like environments that… Read more Project created by Carl Wieman honored for its impact on education
Mitchell Stevens

Congressional and tech leaders convene at Stanford for educational roundtable

by Carrie Spector on May 11, 2017 3:40 pm
Congressional representatives from around the country gathered at Stanford Graduate School of Education this week for a meeting with a small group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and Stanford faculty, where they talked about the future of educational technology and its role in sustaining a vital American workforce. Six members of the House Committee on Education… Read more Congressional and tech leaders convene at Stanford for educational roundtable
Sean Reardon

Sean Reardon awarded Carnegie fellowship for work on education inequity

by Carrie Spector on April 27, 2017 2:48 pm
SEAN REARDON, professor at the Graduate School of Education, has been named a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his research into educational opportunity and achievement gaps in America. The Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program, established in 2015 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, recognizes and supports scholars whose work in the social sciences and humanities… Read more Sean Reardon awarded Carnegie fellowship for work on education inequity
goal setting

Reassessing your New Year's resolutions

by Krysten Crawford on January 30, 2017 2:30 pm
More than 40 percent of Americans who made New Year’s resolutions abandon them in a matter of weeks — a number that will rise to 90 percent. If you are among them, listen to some good advice from scholars at the Graduate School of Education who study human development and behavior through learning. They say… Read more Reassessing your New Year's resolutions