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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Feb. 26, 2013—Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 8, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to speak about merit pay, No Child Left Behind, school choice, immigration, pre-K, reading, gifted education, financial aid, ESL, bullying and more.

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Sophisticated Talk: Robust preschool experience offers lasting effects on language and literacy

May. 22, 2012—New research from Peabody finds that preschool teachers’ use of sophisticated vocabulary and analytic talk about books, combined with early support for literacy in the home, can predict fourth-grade reading comprehension and word recognition.

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VUCast: Powering up Preschool

Sep. 28, 2011—Vanderbilt research shows what you should do to boost your young child’s brain power. Plus, want to smack someone? How the brain handles impulse control. And Coach Franklin talks the talk and walks the walk!

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‘Robust’ link between preschool, language and literacy

Aug. 18, 2011—Preschool teachers’ use of sophisticated vocabulary and analytic talk about books, combined with early support for literacy in the home, can predict fourth-grade reading comprehension and word recognition.

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Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 22, 2011—Education experts from the Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews.

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