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Peabody Reflector

Awards and Honors

Jul. 15, 2015—‘U.S News’ rankings announced Peabody College was ranked the No. 3 education school in the nation, tied with Stanford University, by U.S. News & World Report. Peabody’s Educational Administration and Supervision program, as well as the Special Education program were ranked No. 1 in the nation; and the Education Policy program was ranked No. 2....

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Research News

Jul. 15, 2015—Common Core math should include ‘pattern abstraction’ Identifying a pattern of colors or shapes and replicating it with different colors or shapes—also known as pattern abstraction—should be included in Common Core—according to a study by Bethany Rittle-Johnson, associate professor of psychology. This seemingly simple learning activity is actually an important exercise in relational thinking, and...

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Mind Reader

Jul. 15, 2015—Peabody is partnering with faculty across VU to understand how the brain works differently in those who have difficulty reading.

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Inquiring Minds

Jul. 15, 2015—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is a unique research-centered learning experience for MNPS high schoolers.

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From the Dean, Summer 2015

Jul. 15, 2015—Peabody College is a research powerhouse, yet undergraduate education remains at the heart of the college’s mission.

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Almost Like Kismet

Jul. 15, 2015—Tony and Anita Gotto's passion for supporting the art of teaching was a perfect match for Peabody's Dale Farran.

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History in the Making

Jul. 15, 2015—Hattye Yarbrough's World War II scrapbook will be featured in the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Enterprising Interns

Jul. 15, 2015—From finance to fashion, HOD students pursue unique internships of their own making. They've logged hours at Oscar de la Renta, CONAN, the World Food Programme, Deloitte, Neville McCarthy PR and Big Machine Label Group (home to Taylor Swift) to name a few.

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A Gift that Gives On

Jul. 15, 2015—Barbara Harty has a special bond with her late grandmother, Barbara Anthony, who was an advocate of education—and her namesake.

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Walking the Walk

Jul. 14, 2015—After a bout with bladder cancer, Ballard serves as a member of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Young Ambassadors.

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Sensible Shoes

Mar. 23, 2015—For nearly 30 years now, Vanderbilt has enriched my life immeasurably. I am retiring this spring—in the same year that Vanderbilt Magazine celebrates its first 100 years of publication.

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