teaching and learning
May. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt awarded Founder’s Medals to its top scholars at Commencement, May 8.
May. 1, 2015—Low expectations, peer pressure, lack of role models and lack of opportunity to pursue advanced study keep black males who are good at math out of STEM fields when they grow up, writes Ebony O. McGee in The Conversation.
Apr. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt's Richard Lehrer and Leona Schauble, frequent research collaborators, analyze the responsiveness of teaching practices to students’ ways of thinking.
Apr. 22, 2015—Sen. Steven Dickerson, Rep. John Ray Clemmons and the Tennessee Department of Education's Paul Fleming will discuss teacher preparation and development.
Apr. 8, 2015—Peabody faculty and graduate students will present on the topics of value-added, teacher effectiveness, minorities in STEM, connected learning, disabilities and more.
Apr. 1, 2015—To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the theory’s publication, Dyer Observatory will host a talk by "What is Relativity?" author Jeffrey Bennett on April 8.
Mar. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt education experts gathered for “Standards and Testing: What’s Missing from the Current Debate,” a panel discussion held March 9 at the downtown Nashville Public Library.
Jan. 27, 2015—Hillsboro High School senior Alex Jolly advanced to the semi-finals in the Intel Science Talent Search with his research project on cave drugs.
Dec. 12, 2014—Peabody's Melissa Gresalfi is co-author of a four-book series that provides a K-12 curricular toolkit for supporting systems thinking in the digital age.
Dec. 9, 2014—Just because school is out for the holidays doesn’t mean children have to take a break from learning. Faculty in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt's Peabody College offer 20 learning activities that are so much fun, they won’t feel like homework.
Nov. 21, 2014—Teaching has turned into a “team sport” at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School, thanks to a partnership with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.
Oct. 3, 2014—A rare Korean funerary statue that has resided for nearly 45 years outside of Payne Hall on the Peabody College campus is being restored in its new home at Cohen Memorial Hall.