Sep. 12, 2015—The issues surrounding prekindergarten expansion in Tennessee and other states is the subject of a roundtable discussion among education researchers and practitioners to be held Sept. 24 at the Nashville Public Library's main branch downtown.
Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.
Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.
May. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Peabody Research Institute will collaborate with Metro Schools’ newly appointed director of early learning innovation, Lisa Wiltshire, to create and document a preschool curriculum rooted in play, experimentation and discovery.
May. 15, 2014—Watch video of a faculty seminar from Commencement 2014. Early childhood education is on everyone’s radar today, and there are many assumptions about what experiences children need early in their lives to enable them to be successful in school. Internationally, those countries whose children outperform us tend to begin “formal” education much later than we...
Mar. 26, 2014—The latest research on key education issues will be presented by faculty from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting in Philadelphia April 3-7.
Feb. 18, 2014—The epidemic of children living in poverty is the topic of a mini-conference hosted by the Peabody Research Institute at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development March 11.
Sep. 4, 2013—Positive interactions in a pre-kindergarten classroom may be equally or more important to the future academic development of 4-year-olds than learning letters and numbers, according to Dale Farran, senior associate director of the Peabody Research Institute at Vanderbilt's Peabody College for education and human development.
Aug. 9, 2013—Research can help policymakers and educators make the best decisions on how to assist low-income children exceed in school from an early age.