Department Of Teaching And Learning

  • By Design: The Shaping of Nashville's Public Schools

    New documentary on Nashville public schools to screen at Peabody College

    "By Design: The Shaping of Nashville’s Public Schools" will screen on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m. in the Wyatt Center Rotunda for Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff, and a livestream will be made available for wider public viewing. Advance registration is required to participate. Read More

    Oct. 13, 2021

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    Vanderbilt strengthens online tutoring partnership with Metro Nashville Public Schools

    Vanderbilt University is calling on the wider university community to help expand a student-based tutoring program that began last year to assist Metro Nashville Public Schools. Vanderbilt is inviting faculty, staff and alumni to volunteer in this effort to tutor local public school students online. Read More

    Sep. 13, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    STEM faculty to share insights at April 2 discussion on ‘Teaching and Race’

    Faculty and instructors seeking to broaden their understanding of best practices to close racial and other systemic performance and persistence gaps in the classroom are invited to “Promoting Persistence in STEM,” a discussion hosted by the Center for Teaching, on Friday, April 2, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. CT. Read More

    Mar. 29, 2021

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    New book introduces innovative approaches for teacher training using simulations

    'Toward Anti-Oppressive Teaching,' a new book co-written by Elizabeth A. Self, assistant professor of the practice of teaching and learning, and Barbara S. Stengel, professor of the practice of education, emerita, details how carefully crafted encounters can build on traditional approaches to educating future teachers about culture, power and systems of oppression.  Read More

    Dec. 18, 2020

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    Vanderbilt to host 2020 Second Language Research Forum

    Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development will host the 2020 Second Language Research Forum—one of the premier conferences on second language acquisition in North America—virtually Oct. 23–25. Read More

    Oct. 7, 2020

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    Recent books by Peabody faculty

    Books on specific strategies and practices for using digital tools to reduce inequities in educational opportunities and improve student outcomes and the core ingredients of leadership have been recently published by Vanderbilt faculty. Read More

    Oct. 2, 2020

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    Vanderbilt experts available to comment on back-to-school trends

    As schools nationwide prepare for the new academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education. Read More

    Aug. 6, 2020

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    Leyva awarded NAEd/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

    Luis A. Leyva, assistant professor of mathematics education at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, has been awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research “Queer of Color: Counter-stories from Engineering, Computing, and Mathematical Science Majors.” Read More

    Jul. 9, 2020