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May/June 2015

The benefits of Mandarin immersion

Two studies show immersion students achieve proficiency in Mandarin without falling behind in other subjects.

Tyler and his mother Susan Kramer in a classroom at Ohlone Elementary School in Palo Alto, Calif. (Photo by Norbert von der Groeben)
Teaching takes center stage
Linda Darling-Hammond, Dana Goldstein and Elizabeth Green pose together before the Cubberley Lecture (Photo: Steve Castillo)

Linda Darling-Hammond, Dana Goldstein and Elizabeth Green delved into the politics and policies of the teaching profession at the Cubberley Lecture

Pomp and circumstance - 61 years overdue
Margaret and Bonnie Gould show the Stanford diploma he received in 1954. This year he was able to participate in the ceremony he skipped 61 years ago. (Photo by Norbert von der Groeben)

At 93, Bonnie Gould joins the Stanford GSE Class of 2015 to finally celebrate commencement. ‘My heart fluttered,’ says Margaret, his wife of 71 years.

Easing debt bürden helps teachers to flourish
Stanford hosts East Palo Alto Academy graduation
Class notes: Jim Shelton, Tina Lee, Aaron Fulk and more
Your brain on phonics
A study, co-authored by Professor Bruce McCandliss, provides some of the first evidence that a specific teaching strategy for reading has direct neural impact. (Photo: L.A.Cicero/Stanford News Service)

To compare the effects of two ways to teach reading, research from Bruce McCandliss and his colleagues used brain waves to map neural circuits.

Curriculum: police shooting
Protesters at the Missouri Capitol in December 2014 (AP Photo)

Stanford scholars publish lessons, featuring original sources, that help teachers to educate students about the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri.

$3 million grant for new math program in San Francisco
Researchers to study K12 online learning in Florida
Study: Stereotyping makes people more likely to act badly

From the Dean

Reimagining the profession of teaching

A consensus has emerged that quality of teaching is the most vital factor in a child’s education. There is not a consensus, however, on how to promote excellent teaching.

In forums on this issue, the loudest voices fall roughly into two camps. One casts the solution as recruiting the best and the brightest. The other calls for better training.

Education schools need to do both, and we need to do more. We also have to strengthen professional development, to deepen our understanding of what makes for effective teaching, and raise the status the profession of teaching. READ THE FULL DEAN'S NOTE

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New group of Hollyhock fellows announced

More than 100 teachers from around the country were selected for the prestigious fellowship aimed at educators who work in underserved high schools. The free program begins in July. Learn more about the new cohort and the program.


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