Peabody Reflector

  • Vanderbilt University

    Class Act

    Elizabeth Self adapted a technique used in medical schools to train aspiring teachers to be culturally responsive in the classroom. Read More

    Jul 4, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Inside Out

    Having grown up in a bilingual family, new professor Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez brings unique insight to teaching English language learners. Read More

    Jul 4, 2016

  • Awards and Honors

    Awards and Honors

    Lubinski (left) being presented the Mensa Award by Mensa trustee Phyllis Miller. (Vanderbilt) David Lubinski, professor of psychology, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Mensa Education and Research Foundation in July. The award was presented by Phyllis Miller, a trustee of the Mensa Foundation and… Read More

    Jan 6, 2016

  • Research News

    Research News

    A new Peabody study shows that interventions for teens with depression are effective and long-lasting. (iStock) Early intervention key to stopping family depression cycle Early intervention may be key to curbing depression in families An estimated 16 percent of people in the U.S. will experience depression at… Read More

    Jan 6, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    From the Dean, Winter 2016

    Peabody College is a research powerhouse, yet undergraduate education remains at the heart of the college’s mission. Read More

    Jan 5, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Band of Brothers

    In 1961, fraternities were nearly unheard of at Peabody—there was only one, in fact. So, several students decided to create one. Now the Sigma Epsilon brothers have joined forces to endow a new scholarship at Peabody. Read More

    Dec 1, 2015

  • Winter 2016 Staff

    Winter 2016 Staff

    The Peabody Reflector is published twice annually, in January and July, by Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development in cooperation with Vanderbilt University News and Communications, 110 21st Ave. S., Suite 802, Nashville, TN  37203. It is produced by Vanderbilt’s Creative Services and Printing Services, and University… Read More

    Dec 1, 2015

  • Campus News

    Campus News

    Pre-K panelists (Vanderbilt) Pre-K discussion draws Nashville stakeholders Creating and maintaining high-quality pre-kindergarten programs that prepare students for school and shrink achievement gaps was the topic of discussion at a panel discussion in September at the Nashville Public Library’s downtown branch. Mark Lipsey and Dale Farran… Read More

    Dec 1, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Unwelcome

    The first time one of Ebony McGee's engineering colleagues questioned her intelligence she brushed it off. But years later, the jabs hadn’t stopped. Now an assistant professor at Peabody, her research is focused on the barriers black scholars and professionals have in the STEM workforce. Read More

    Dec 1, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    A Constellation of Talent

    Imagine a sky full of stars. Each gleaming light represents a bright young student. Now imagine one shines a bit brighter than the rest. What will become of this gifted child, who could be the next Albert Einstein, Marie Curie or W.E.B. Du Bois? Read More

    Dec 1, 2015

  • Double Duty

    Double Duty

    There is new hope for students with learning difficulties who also have severe behavioral disorders. A $7.5 million grant has enabled Peabody's special education researchers to equip teachers to manage academic needs as well as behavioral disorders. Read More

    Nov 30, 2015

  • Intensive Intervention

    Intensive Intervention

    For Joseph Lambert, developing the very best teaching standards in special education is not just a profession, it’s personal. After observing his own brother's behavioral challenges, he pursued a life advocating for young people with autism. Read More

    Nov 29, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Summer 2015 Staff

    The Peabody Reflector is published twice annually by Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development in cooperation with Vanderbilt University News and Communications, 110 21st Ave. S., Suite 802, Nashville, TN  37203. It is produced by Vanderbilt’s Creative Services and Printing Services, and University Web Communications… Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Campus News

    Campus News

    Happy 220th, George! Students celebrate George Peabody’s birthday On Feb. 18, 2015, George Peabody would have turned 220 years old. The Dean’s office hosted a party at which more than 350 students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate. They enjoyed cupcakes and took photos with a life-size… Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Awards and Honors

    Awards and Honors

    ‘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… Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Research News

    Research News

    (iStock Photo) 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… Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mind Reader

    Peabody is partnering with faculty across VU to understand how the brain works differently in those who have difficulty reading. Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Inquiring Minds

    The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is a unique research-centered learning experience for MNPS high schoolers. Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    From the Dean, Summer 2015

    Peabody College is a research powerhouse, yet undergraduate education remains at the heart of the college’s mission. Read More

    Jul 15, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Almost Like Kismet

    Tony and Anita Gotto's passion for supporting the art of teaching was a perfect match for Peabody's Dale Farran. Read More

    Jul 15, 2015