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Celestino Depina, M.Ed. '98, a Brighton High School history teacher and native of Cape Verde, was 16 years old when Nelson Mandela's visit to his high school in Roxbury inspired him to become a teacher.
Lynch School of Education Research Professor and Director of the Center for International Higher Education, Philip Altbach, was recently featured in the Chronicle of Education and WBUR.
Catholic K-12 students report less of a connection to their faith than other Christian learners. Roche Center for Catholic Education Associate Director Kristin Barstow Melley contends that Catholic educators can foster faith-building in any class, regardless of the subject.
Lynch School of Education Visiting Lecturer in Developmental Psychology Julia Whitcavitch-DeVoy discussed 20-30 year-olds who are mired in debt and waiting to get a career break, in an interview on Fox 25 News.
Lynch School of Education senior Andre Williams is not only a scholar-athlete as an applied psychology and human development major, but he is also a major contender for the Heisman Trophy.
A recent study co-authored by Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Elida Laski finds the method children use to count as they move their tokens on a board game is directly linked to their gains in numeracy.
Longtime University trustee and benefactor Peter S. Lynch '65 has gone from being the face of mutual fund investing to working quietly with his wife, Carolyn A. Lynch, to give away a good part of the fortune he amassed as a top fund manager.
A new report released by the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College is the first of its kind to examine cultural educational excellence—what parents, schools, and students are doing to improve success in reading, math, and science.
Lynch School of Education Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and Boisi Professor Henry Braun examine the link between data-driven improvement and accountability in education in a recently released policy brief.
Lynch School of Education Professor Rebekah Levine Coley co-published the six-year Three City Study, which has provided new insights into the harmful effects of substandard housing on families and children
What's all in a day's work? More than we may think, according to Lynch School of Education Professor David Blustein, editor of the new book The Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Working (Oxford University Press).
Lynch School of Education Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and Professor Dennis Shirley discuss paths to educational excellence in recent posts in Education Week.
When unauthorized parents are forced to make untenable choices, innocent U.S. citizen children are inadvertently harmed and entire communities live in fear and mistrust, write Lynch School of Education Professor M. Brinton Lykes, associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and Kalina Brabeck '00 (daughter of former Lynch School dean Mary Brabeck), an affiliated faculty member at the center.
What happens to all that marijuana-growing equipment that gets confiscated by the DEA and state and local police? In the hands of an innovative professor, it becomes a tool for teaching science. Lynch School of Education Associate Professor G. Michael Barnett's hydroponics initiative introduces urban youth to agriculture and entrepreneurship.
A new report released by the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College and IEA describes what effective schools are doing to ensure students’ academic success and what teachers are doing to ensure that schools are effective.
Scotland's education system will become better than its English counterpart if its fledgling school curriculum is implemented effectively, according to Thomas More Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves.
Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., professor in the Educational Leadership and Higher Education Department, spoke to private school leaders about the importance of fully participating in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) at the ninth annual Private School Leadership Conference at the US Department of Education.
Professor and Chair of the Education, Research, Measurement and Evaluation Department Larry Ludlow has been appointed to the Research Committee for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Monan University Professor Philip Altbach is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education questioning massive open online courses being implemented within the context of other countries.
On Thursday, August 1, 2013, the American Psychological Association (APA) recognized the Lynch School of Education with two awards during its Annual Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Lynch School Professor Dennis L. Shirley has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Educational Change (Springer).
Just like buildings, digital resources can be made accessible to all through good design and planning, writes Kyle Shachmut M.Ed. '09, president of the National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts and associate technology consultant at the Lynch School of Education, in an op-ed for the Boston Globe.
Faculty from the Lynch School of Education and the Mathematics Department have been awarded a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to train and support math teachers for high-need school districts in Massachusetts. Lynch School Associate Professor Lillie Albert is the principal investigator on the project, which is titled “Exemplary Mathematics Educators for High-Need Schools.”
Maureen E. Kenny, interim dean of the Lynch School of Education since 2011, has been named the ninth dean of the school by University President William P. Leahy, SJ.
Janet E. Helms, Ph.D., Augustus Long Professor of Measurement in the Counseling Psychology Program and Director of the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture at Boston College, delivered the keynote address at the commencement ceremony of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) on July 26, 2013. At the ceremony, Dr. Helms also received an honorary Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, degree.
A team of Boston College faculty and community-based organizations has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to foster entrepreneurship in urban high school students by using innovative technologies to grow produce to sell at neighborhood farmers’ markets.
The Lynch School of Education commencement ceremonies on Monday, May 20, marked the awarding of 211 bachelor’s degrees, 387 master’s and CAES degrees, and 22 doctoral degrees. Megan Cain presented the undergraduate address and Sara Rosen presented the graduate student address at the Lynch School ceremony.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a two-year $200,000 grant to Lynch School Associate Professor Michael Barnett. This grant will sponsor two projects to excite non-science majors to STEM fields using hydroponics and guerilla science by turning storefront windows into interactive touch screen displays.
The recipient of the Rev. Edward H. Finnegan, S.J. Award for the Class of 2013 is Lynch School student Claire Geruson. Winning the Rev. Edward Finnegan, SJ, Award is the ultimate honor for a Boston College senior, given annually to the senior who exemplifies the University's motto "Ever to Excel."