Tag: Graduate School of Education

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