Brooke Donald

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Stanford partners with Univision, Televisa Foundation to promote STEM education

by on March 10, 2016 5:31 pm
Nearly everyone who gathered last week at Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) for a discussion on getting Latinos into STEM careers had a smartphone. Before the opening presentation, the crowd of more than 200 texted; they snapped photos; they browsed social media; they listened to music and they played games. But when the lights… Read more Stanford partners with Univision, Televisa Foundation to promote STEM education
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Stanford faculty named among the most influential in shaping education policy and practice

by on January 8, 2016 4:00 am
The American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., released its annual list of 200 national education scholars who are contributing most substantially to discussions on schools and schooling policy and practices. Twenty scholars¬†from Stanford, including 15 from the Graduate School of Education, are among those recognized. LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND, professor emerita of education, tops the list. Other… Read more Stanford faculty named among the most influential in shaping education policy and practice
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Researchers confront questions of religion and education at daylong Stanford conference

by on December 30, 2015 7:28 am
Leading scholars from around the country came together at Stanford recently for a workshop to explore the intersection of religion and education. ARI Y. KELMAN, associate professor in the Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) hosted the event, which drew faculty and students from the fields of sociology, religion, education, philosophy, history and anthropology. Kelman,… Read more Researchers confront questions of religion and education at daylong Stanford conference
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Stanford professors receive top honor from sociology journal for speed dating paper

by on October 21, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford Professors DANIEL MCFARLAND, of education, and DAN JURAFSKY, of linguistics and of computer science, are the recipients of this year’s Roger V. Gould Prize from the American Journal of Sociology (AJS) for their paper analyzing social connections and what makes people click. The prize is awarded to the AJS article that, according to the… Read more Stanford professors receive top honor from sociology journal for speed dating paper
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High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development

by on July 14, 2015 3:15 pm
A new group of 107 teachers have been named 2015 Stanford Hollyhock teaching fellows. These high school teachers, representing 34 districts in 17 states and the District of Columbia, will come to Stanford this summer for the beginning of a selective two-year professional development program. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this… Read more High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development
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Wineburg elected to the National Academy of Education

by on March 24, 2015 5:28 pm
SAM WINEBURG, a leading scholar in the teaching and learning of history, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education. Founded in 1965, the NAEd advances high-quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice. Members serve on panels that address pressing issues in education and are engaged in academy… Read more Wineburg elected to the National Academy of Education
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Researcher studies the long-term impact of zoos

by on December 17, 2014 4:38 pm
A visit to the zoo gives kids a chance to see animals they may never otherwise experience. It’s also an opportunity for deep engagement and learning in science. To date, however, the long-term impacts of learning science outside the classroom aren’t well known. Researchers wonder whether the lessons last, how best to connect these lessons… Read more Researcher studies the long-term impact of zoos
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Stanford welcomes Hollyhock teaching fellows

by on July 22, 2014 4:00 am
Nearly 100 teachers from high poverty, hard-to-staff high schools have been named inaugural Stanford Hollyhock teaching fellows. The teachers, representing 39 districts in 17 states and the District of Columbia, arrived at Stanford Sunday for the beginning of their professional development program. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this cohort of teachers… Read more Stanford welcomes Hollyhock teaching fellows

Michelle Obama praises 'sound advice' of charter school student

by on April 14, 2014 4:00 am
  What do you do when MICHELLE OBAMA walks in while you’re talking about the importance of learning a second language? Keep your cool. That was the situation for East Palo Alto Academy (EPAA) student EDGAR ARROYO during a recent videoconference at Stanford. Arroyo was invited, along with four peers from his high school and… Read more Michelle Obama praises 'sound advice' of charter school student

Two Stanford professors tapped for new council on online education

by on November 18, 2013 5:00 am
Professors CARL WIEMAN and DAPHNE KOLLER have been chosen to be members of a new consortium charged with developing standards and best practices for online education. Wieman, a professor of physics and of education, and Koller, a computer science professor, join 11 other education and technology research leaders in the Global Learning Council. The council… Read more Two Stanford professors tapped for new council on online education