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Early Math Education: Important Knowledge for Children's Subsequent Achievement

Dr. Eric Dearing and his team reveal that early math education plays an equally crucial role in children's subsequent achievement as early literacy does. Their results suggest that early math skills learned with early maternal support have lasting and strong connections to long-term math achievement, regardless of demographics and a parent's level of education.

How Masculine Norms Can Lead to Poor Mental Health for Men

“With gender roles.... Females are encouraged to connect, and boys are encouraged to be self-reliant. In actuality, we need to do both,” reveals Dr. Jim Mahalik of the Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology Department. In an article for The Christian Science Monitor, Dr. Mahalik connects strict conformity to masculine norms with poor mental health for men and explains the challenges associated with amending cultural norms.

Celebrating 20 Years of TIMSS

“TIMSS has contributed to the practice of evidence-based decision making in today’s shifting landscape of education policy,” explains Dr. Ina Mullis, one of the directors of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center. Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) assesses student achievement and tracks curriculum and instruction changes in global education. This year, we're celebrating 20 years of TIMSS research.


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Donovan Scholars Info Session

Wednesday, December 7

5:30 p.m.

Graduate Admission will host an information session for the Donovan Urban Teaching Scholars Program in McGuinn Hall, Room 521.

Endowed Chairs Colloquium Series ft. Marilyn Cochran-Smith

Tuesday, November 29

12:00 p.m.

The Endowed Chairs Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools. Dr. Cochran-Smith will present "Relocating Teacher Preparation: New Graduate Schools of Education and Their Implications" in Campion 139.

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