Vanderbilt Child Health Poll: Tennessee parents concerned about education, kids’ mental health as COVID-19 presses on
Jan. 22, 2021—The latest Vanderbilt Child Health Poll finds that many Tennessee parents are worried about the mental health of their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than 80 percent of parents had concerns about their children attending school remotely.
Jan. 15, 2021—Six researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development have been selected for "Education Week's" 2021 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, an annual list highlighting education researchers who have demonstrated the greatest influence over educational policy and practice.
Jan. 15, 2021—Education Week recently released the 2021 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, an annual list highlighting education researchers who have demonstrated the greatest influence over educational policy and practice. Six researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development were selected for inclusion this year. The Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings draw on nine metrics, including...
Jan. 7, 2021—The Peabody Research Spotlight series is designed to showcase research conducted by faculty and Ph.D. students at Vanderbilt Peabody College and to facilitate and strengthen interdisciplinary collaborations. The next session is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. CT via Zoom.
Dec. 18, 2020—'Toward Anti-Oppressive Teaching,' a new book co-written by Elizabeth A. Self, assistant professor of the practice of teaching and learning, and Barbara S. Stengel, professor of the practice of education, emerita, details how carefully crafted encounters can build on traditional approaches to educating future teachers about culture, power and systems of oppression.
Dec. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development is offering a new master’s degree program in Applied Behavior Analysis for licensed special education teachers who want to practice ABA in educational settings or are specifically interested in training focused on school-based applications that integrate best ABA and special education practices.
Dec. 7, 2020—The Literacy Research Association has honored Kevin Leander, professor of literacy, language and culture at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, with the P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award.
Kaiser’s KidTalk lab returns to early childhood language intervention research during Research Ramp-up to support kids with language delays
Nov. 25, 2020—Since the beginning of June, Peabody College professor Ann Kaiser and her team have been assessing the language development of toddlers over Zoom, discovering not only that virtual intervention works, but also that, in many ways, it may have unique benefits when compared to in-person intervention.
Nov. 24, 2020—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Nov. 23, 2020—Seven Vanderbilt faculty recently were elected as fellows in the Association for Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association.
Nov. 18, 2020—The Initiative for Race Research and Justice at Vanderbilt Peabody College will host a daylong virtual conference on Saturday, Dec. 5, featuring internationally known scholars and leaders Marc Lamont Hill, Gloria Ladson-Billings and Bettina Love, among others, who will address a range of questions about racial justice as the issue applies in educational settings and more broadly.
Nov. 17, 2020—Claire Smrekar, associate professor of public policy and education, recently was named editor of the "Peabody Journal of Education," America's second longest-running publication devoted exclusively to educational research, practice and policy.