The College of Education has several programs and initiatives designed to improve the futures of homeless and transitional children in Atlanta.
Doctoral student Jed Applerouth and his team at Applerouth Tutoring Services took a hard look at the preview of the redesigned SAT and how it compares to the ACT, another college admissions test. Here’s what they found.
Diane Truscott, associate professor in the College of Education’s Department of Early Childhood Education, is studying the impact professional networking can have on new teachers in urban schools.
Marietta Police Officers Adam Gravitt and Chris Cannon use the skills they’ve learned in the COE’s Career and Technical Education program to teach the Law, Public Safety and Security career pathway at Marietta High School.
Jonathan Keith’s (M.S. ’05) time in the COE gave him the skills he needed to become a senior learning manager at Coca-Cola, where he and his staff offer training to more than 28,000 employees across North America.
Hopson and Rendon are two members of the COE’s TEAM AmeriCorps program, which recruits math and science majors and trains them in best practices in urban education and effective tutoring strategies.
Professor Olga Jarrett has been studying recess since the late 1990s and has written extensively on its benefits, which range from increased physical activity to the development of social skills.
College of Education Assistant Professor Teri Holbrook sheds light on how incorporating the arts and digital technologies in the classroom can be beneficial for teachers and students.
Kristen Varjas and Joel Meyers discuss cyberbullying and offer resources to all who face the task of teaching children proper digital citizenship.
Clinical Assistant Professor Shannon Barrett-Williams offers tips for keeping children and teens healthy and active during those hot summer months.