Category: School of Education

School of Education hosts summit on ‘Attention and Engagement in Learning’

April 26, 2010

The Johns Hopkins School of Education Neuro-Education Initiative will host its second annual summit and roundtable discussion on the intersection of brain research and its practical application in schools, at home and in the community. This year’s summit, to be held Wednesday, May 5, at the American Visionary Arts Museum, will explore the topic “Attention […]

Education Dean Fessler to retire; Hardiman named to interim post

January 19, 2010

After postponing, at the request of President Daniels, the planned retirement that he had announced in September 2008, Dean Ralph Fessler of the School of Education will leave his post this month.

SoE hosts discussion on urban high school reform

October 19, 2009

The School of Education is hosting a panel discussion on urban high school reform on Monday, Oct. 26, during which leading practitioners will discuss promising models of high school reform, including those that have grown from university research programs; systemic initiatives, such as the Transformation Schools initiated by Baltimore City Schools CEO Andres Alonso; and reforms piloted by charter schools. This panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities for high school reform in Baltimore City.

SoE review identifies most effective reading interventions

October 5, 2009

One-to-one tutoring by certified teachers and reading specialists is the “gold standard” among interventions for struggling readers, according to a comprehensive research review by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Center for Research and Reform in Education.

School of Education partners with Teach for America

August 3, 2009

More than 20 percent of new teachers in Baltimore City for the coming school year are from Teach for America, and many will earn their education degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Education. The 2009–2010 TFA class is double the previous year’s total and represents Baltimore City School CEO Andres Alonso’s commitment to the […]

School of Education receives $11.4 million in federal funding

August 3, 2009

Federal grants of more than $11.4 million were recently awarded to two divisions within Johns Hopkins’ School of Education. The Division of Public Safety Leadership will use its funding to develop training programs for the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, while the Department of Special Education will focus on teacher […]

Co-op learning tops list of best approaches for secondary math

July 6, 2009

Cooperative learning methods have been found to be most effective in raising the math scores of middle and high school students, according to a comprehensive research review by the Johns Hopkins School of Education’s Center for Research and Reform in Education.

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