Author: Joan Brasher
Oct. 12, 2017—One of James Booth’s biggest research challenges is keeping his young subjects from getting wiggly while measuring their brain activity during an MRI scan. As a neurocognitive researcher, he uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to tease out how children’s brains develop academic skills.
Oct. 4, 2017—Disability advocates will share their personal and professional journeys and discuss how to dismantle ableism.
Oct. 3, 2017—Come for a box lunch and hear how you can help others sign up for the Affordable Health Care Act.
Sep. 18, 2017—In solidarity with the Black Women’s March in Washington, D.C., Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will host a march for Black Women in STEM at Vanderbilt from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30.
Sep. 14, 2017—Film and television actor Andre Braugher (“The Mist,” “City of Angels”) lends his voice talent to the 14-minute mini-documentary about the nation's foremost study of giftedness.
Sep. 13, 2017—UCLA's Daniel Losen and Peabody's Maury Nation will speak on the high cost of harsh school discipline.
Sep. 13, 2017—Education professionals from 11 countries will spend the next 10 months in an intensive professional development program at Peabody College for education and human development.
Sep. 11, 2017—When schools are unable to properly and rigorously implement the complex RTI structure, it’s not fair to say the program itself is ineffective.
Sep. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are among those from 10 institutions to benefit from $6.5 million in funding by the Institute of Education Sciences to train and develop education scientists.
Aug. 17, 2017—Education researchers shared knowledge with representatives of research-practice partnerships from across the nation.
Jul. 26, 2017—More than a dozen undergraduates will make presentations on their learning and work experiences at the Nashville Zoo, Nashville Wine Auction, Republic Schools and more.
Jul. 24, 2017—More than 160 professors, graduate students and P-12 educators gathered for a weekend of workshops, panel discussions focused on the unique challenges faced by scholars of color.