Ideas in Action – The Conversation

Peabody researchers regularly contribute to The Conversation, an independent, not-for-profit media outlet that uses content sourced from academics and researchers. The research-based stories are often republished by large media outlets.


“Maria Montessori challenged and changed how kids are taught, and remains influential today”

Catherine McTamaney, associate professor of the practice of teaching and learning, wrote this reflection on the life and legacy of Maria Montessori as educators mark the sesquicentennial of her birth. Montessori’s innovations are still present in classrooms world-wide.

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“What the Supreme Court’s DACA ruling means for undocumented students and the colleges and universities they attend”

Postdoctoral fellow Sayil Camacho explains the Supreme Court’s June 18 ruling and its implications for the more that 600,000 registered Dreamers in the U.S.

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“‘Telepresence’ can help bring advanced courses to schools that don’t offer them”

Carolyn J. Heinrich, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, and Jennifer Darling-Aduana, assistant professor of learning technologies at Georgia State University, authored this research brief on the benefits that “telepresence” offers for virtual learning across schools.

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