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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."