Ideas In Action
Apr. 23, 2019—Disability identity advocates say euphemisms for the word 'disability' diminish and erase disability from the picture.
Mar. 13, 2019—Melissa Gresalfi, an innovator in examining and designing equitable classroom practices in learning environments, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, effective July 1.
Mar. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development is ranked 6th among education schools in America.
Jan. 31, 2019—A new research brief from the Tennessee Education Research Alliance finds that principal quality varies greatly from school to school in Tennessee and effective principals are not distributed equally in schools across the state.
Jan. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt professor Ebony O. McGee studied the collegiate experiences and academic and career decisions of 61 Black, Latinx and Asian advanced undergraduate STEM college students.
Jan. 9, 2019—Peabody College's Douglas Fuchs and Lynn Fuchs served as guest editors of the January issue of "Exceptional Children."
Jan. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University has increased its presence in "Education Week’s" annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.
Dec. 19, 2018—The practice of separating immigrant children from their parents is very likely to lead to negative effects on emotional and mental health in adolescence.
Dec. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Peabody College have established a transinstitutional Policies for Action Research Hub to better understand and develop recommendations to address the needs of some of Tennessee’s most vulnerable children, including those in immigrant families and with prenatal exposure to opioids.
Dec. 6, 2018—Pressing social issues of the day will be the focus of upcoming installments of the Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.
Dec. 5, 2018—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced on November 29 the participants selected for the 2019 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership (GASL), a one-year fellowship program to cultivate and develop future school leaders across Tennessee and improve school effectiveness and student performance.
Nov. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt is developing an instructional approach that leverages students’ first language to comprehend English language texts more effectively.