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Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Announced

May 18, 2015Matthew Kloser

The Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows has selected its 2015 cohort. Consisting of thirty-six middle school math, science, and technology teachers, the 2015 cohort represents ten schools from eight states. Chosen from an extremely competitive applicant pool, the STEM Teaching Fellows will engage in three years of professional development, content-specific coaching, and the development of a STEM Impact Plan for their schools. Read More

Notre Dame Researcher Awarded $3.5-M Grant to Develop Better Understanding of Students' Mathematical Achievement

May 06, 2015William Schmitt

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Nicole McNeil, Notre Dame's ACE Associate Professor of Psychology--along with her colleagues at the nonprofit research agency West Ed--received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), which aims to improve students' mathematical achievement in elementary school and beyond. Read More

Turner, Berends, and Cheng Named to Lead American Educational Research Journal

May 01, 2015William Schmitt

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Julie Turner, associate professor of psychology and Fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives, has been named the new lead editor of the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) American Educational Research Journal

Two other Institute Fellows—Mark Berends, distinguished sociologist of education and director of the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO), as well as Alison Cheng, associate professor of psychology—will work with Turner as a co-editor and an associate editor, respectively. Read More