PHILADELPHIA — Beginning in early July, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education are partnering with a family of multi-generational Penn alumni to introduce laptop computers and a technology-based curriculum to students and teachers in a rural community school for the children of coffee-farm workers in Nicaragua.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is hosting the National Conference on College Men, a response to the troubling status of men in postsecondary education, today through May 22 at Huntsman Hall, 38th and Walnut streets on Penn’s campus.
PHILADELPHIA — Six professors from the University of Pennsylvania have been honored as American Educational Research Association Fellows, recognizing their exceptional scholarly contributions to education research.
PHILADELPHIA — Lawrence Sipe, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named a Fellow of Munich’s International Youth Library, a collection of more than 600,000 children’s books. The fellowship began on March 1 and will end May 31. Sipe is an authority in early-childhood literacy development.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education is hosting a March 12-13 workshop, “Taxonomy of Virtual Worlds for Education,” designed to bring together teachers, students, researchers and technology providers to brainstorm the ideal virtual world software system for science, technology, engineering and math learning.