Vanderbilt faculty collaborate to develop tools for teaching personal geography and spatial awareness
Jun. 7, 2021—A team of Vanderbilt and Georgia State University researchers has developed publicly available resources for teaching personal geography and critical spatial inquiry. They recently launched a public website offering teaching frameworks and curricular tools for educators.
Jun. 3, 2021—New Vanderbilt-led research will examine the intersection of students’ race and family and social contexts when it comes to Black students’ college choices and how these choices have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May. 26, 2021—Six students graduated from the Next Steps at Vanderbilt program as part of the Class of 2021 this May. Next Steps at Vanderbilt provides students with intellectual disability an inclusive, transformational higher education experience that embodies the values of equality, compassion and excellence in all endeavors.
May. 25, 2021—Joanne W. Golann has written a new book about the impact of rigid behavioral expectations at “no-excuses” charter schools. After spending 18 months inside a high-performing charter school network, Golann shares her experiences and recommendations for policymakers and practitioners.
Research with six Tennessee school districts shows inequities in how students experienced schooling during COVID-19
May. 21, 2021—Yesterday the Tennessee Education Research Alliance released a report highlighting major findings from their work examining student and teacher experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 26, 2021—Professor Jason Grissom of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development has been voted president-elect of the Association for Education Finance and Policy, the preeminent organization for research on policy and finance in pre-K–12 and higher education.
Assistant principals have much to offer in advancing equity and improving schools, Vanderbilt-led research finds
Apr. 15, 2021—Effective assistant principals have the potential to greatly impact a school’s success, though they are often underutilized, a new Vanderbilt-led study finds. The report also sheds light on the varied functions of assistant principals and suggests ways to better prepare and support them to increase impact on students.
Apr. 14, 2021—H. Richard Milner IV has been voted president-elect of the American Educational Research Association, the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning in the world.
Vanderbilt’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows arrive in Nashville to complete 10-month professional development program
Apr. 6, 2021—Nine mid-career professionals from nine countries arrived in Nashville In January to complete the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship at Vanderbilt University. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, focuses on professional development and mutual exchange.
Mar. 25, 2021—Vanderbilt University Professor of Education H. Richard Milner IV has been honored for his outstanding contributions to the field and elected to membership by the National Academy of Education. Milner was one of 22 education scholars elected from institutions across the country.
Vanderbilt’s IRIS Center provides educational resources to record number of online visitors during COVID-19 pandemic
Mar. 16, 2021—A record number of visitors representing 222 countries have sought out the wide array of educational resources available online through Vanderbilt University’s IRIS Center during the past year.
Peabody College faculty awarded $1.6M grant to examine impacts of practitioner coaching at early learning centers
Mar. 11, 2021—A team of researchers at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development has been awarded $1.6 million by the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs to examine the effects of practice-based coaching at early childhood learning sites.