Tag: Graduate School 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
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