Jun. 29, 2020—New research from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development asks whether the use of an enhanced electronic book can train parents in reading methods that facilitate parent-child conversations, which are known to spur preschool vocabulary development and the language processing skills necessary to close the word gap.
Apr. 15, 2020—Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, provides tips on how parents can manage their child's screen time while isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt study finds little ones need to interact with real, live humans in order to learn new information.
Aug. 1, 2018—Associate Professor of Psychology Georgene Troseth explains how she uses Harry Potter books to make child development more relatable to her first-year Vanderbilt students, many of whom grew up on the wildly popular tomes, for "The Conversation."
Jul. 1, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) distributed more than $46,000 in grants and awards this spring as part of its Innovation Programs initiative.
Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.
Mar. 22, 2016—“Read With Me, Talk With Me,” a project of the Early Development Lab at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development, has received a Phase 1 award from Bridging the Word Gap Challenge, a contest run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
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.
May. 5, 2015—Engineering senior Nolan Michael Smith never expected to be sitting in a laboratory waiting for a toddler to sign off on an app he designed. But that’s what happened when the computer science major agreed to collaborate with researchers at Peabody College.
Apr. 29, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See how a School of Engineering senior is improving children’s educational apps; hear about the “revolution” our Senior Day speaker will share with graduates; and learn how Vanderbilt is investing in Tennessee. Watch now!
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.