Ideas In Action
Aug. 31, 2016—High-achieving black students are half as likely as their white peers to be assigned to gifted education. Their teachers’ race may explain why.
Aug. 30, 2016—When Tennessee’s governor wanted to develop better principals, he turned to the experts at Peabody College.
Aug. 29, 2016—Could an emphasis on mental toughness be harming the psychological and physical health of black students?
Mar. 28, 2016—When children have a choice of how they interact with educators, they may learn more efficiently.
Mar. 28, 2016—Graduate students devise a unique study to teach an aspiring pizza chef with autism to follow recipes.
Feb. 1, 2016—New analysis of Tennessee's state-funded pre-K is prompting reevaluation and change.
Feb. 1, 2016—Action research by Peabody College students helps Nashville developers and neighborhoods envision a healthier future.
Jan. 29, 2016—When Fulbright Scholar and former computer programmer Carol Eid decided to change her life, she chose Peabody as the best avenue for studying learning design.
Jan. 6, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt faculty members were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, released Jan. 6. Eight of the nine Vanderbilt academics have been on the list in previous years.
Jan. 6, 2016—Early motor training in infants may result in positive long-term effects in other areas of development, according to a collaborative study by researchers at Vanderbilt University, the University of Pittsburgh and Seton Hall University.
Mar. 20, 2014—Black and Hispanic students make up an increasing percentage of U.S. school children. Yet in virtually every school district, they are underrepresented in gifted classes and programs, often because they are not identified as gifted. Those who do enter such programs often fail to complete them.
Mar. 20, 2014—In January, a panel of independent reviewers evaluated the quality, relevance and usefulness of the products of 14 of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs’ (OSEP) national centers funded in 2006–2007. The IRIS Center for Training Enhancements (IRIS II) ranked second, missing the top spot by only .08 points.