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Emily Pendergrass

Vanderbilt Peabody researchers featured at AERA April 16-20

Apr. 8, 2015—Peabody faculty and graduate students will present on the topics of value-added, teacher effectiveness, minorities in STEM, connected learning, disabilities and more.

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20 fun learning activities for the holiday break

Dec. 9, 2014—Just because school is out for the holidays doesn’t mean children have to take a break from learning. Faculty in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt's Peabody College offer 20 learning activities that are so much fun, they won’t feel like homework.

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Teaching as a team sport boosts student performance

Nov. 21, 2014—Teaching has turned into a “team sport” at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School, thanks to a partnership with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Harry Potter-themed psychology class travels to England

Mar. 20, 2014—Harry Potter was the theme of a unique undergraduate psychology class taught by two Vanderbilt professors in Oxford, England over spring break, March 1-9.

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Saturday morning program at Peabody gives local students free books, encourages reading

Nov. 20, 2013—Saturday mornings are all about reading for the 25 middle school students enrolled in Patterson RAPS, a free program for Metro Nashville Public School students who live in the communities surrounding Vanderbilt.

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Author and alumnus James Patterson supports two new reading programs for middle schoolers

Oct. 31, 2013—Middle school students are experiencing the joy of reading thanks to best-selling author and Vanderbilt alumnus James Patterson, who recognized the need for engaging literature for the younger set.

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