Nov. 8, 2019—Bethany Rittle-Johnson’s 20 years of investigating how to improve learning outcomes for students, particularly in mathematics, has launched a new generation of scholars pursuing similar lines of inquiry.
Aug. 16, 2019—More complex math concepts can be easily introduced through simple games and tasks at home, according to a new Vanderbilt report.
Feb. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt’s newest endowed chair holders were celebrated for their path-breaking scholarship and research by family members, donors, colleagues and friends during a Feb. 25 ceremony.
Aug. 27, 2018—Patterning and spatial activities like block play are simple yet powerful activities in which preschoolers develop early math skills, according to a growing body of research by Vanderbilt scholars.
Dec. 6, 2016—Findings will inform educators and school administrators developing curricula for the early years.
Sep. 23, 2016—The three-year experiment is a partnership with Chelmsford, Massachusetts, public schools.
Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.
Aug. 26, 2016—New research from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College looks at the constraints of a popular teaching practice.
Jan. 11, 2016—As Tennessee lawmakers begin the 2016 legislative session Jan. 12, Peabody College has a wealth of experts available to speak to the press.
Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.
Jun. 11, 2015—When doing math, some children do worse on subsequent problems after receiving feedback.
Apr. 28, 2015—Is there a better way to teach kids math? Senior Junyi Chu, a child development and cognitive studies major, is using her honors thesis to explore that question.