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March 28, 2014
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Journalist Says the System, not the Teachers, Should be Blamed [3/28/2014]

BerlerVisitThumbnailTeachers are not to blame for the problems in America’s schools, journalist Ron Berler told a group on the Baylor campus Wednesday, March 26. Berler spent a year imbedded in a public school fifth-grade classroom, reporting on the issues and challenges facing America’s schools. His book, Raising the Curve, is the story of the characters at Brookside Elementary in Norwalk, Conn., and their challenges during that year. Continue Reading →

March 11, 2014
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Journalist Ron Berler to speak March 26 [3/11/2014]

219526Journalist Ron Berler believes he knows how to save America’s “failing” schools. He spent a year immersed in an elementary school, getting to know the students, the teachers, and the system. His resulting book, Raising the Curve, is the basis for Berler’s presentations at Baylor on March 26. Berler will speak at 5:30 in the Fifth Floor Conference Room of the Cashion Academic Building. The event is free and open to the public. Berler will also meet with students in Marrs McLean Science Building for a brown-bag lunch discussion at 11:45 a.m. in Garden Level Room 16. Continue Reading →

February 27, 2014
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School of Education Professor Dr. Tony Talbert Honored for Qualitative Research [2/27/2014]

219594Dr. Tony Talbert, professor in the Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of his career of scholarly contributions to qualitative and ethnographic research. The award was presented by the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference (EQRC) at its 26th annual conference in February. The EQRC is a national, juried, research conference. Continue Reading →

February 26, 2014
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Team led by SOE’s Trena Wilkerson Receives National Award [2/26/2014]

TrenaThumbnailBaylor’s GEAR UP Mathematics Initiative, developed by professors in Baylor’s School of Education (SOE) and Math Department, received a national award in October. The School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) presented the Baylor collaborators with the Award for Excellence in Integrating Science and Mathematics. Continue Reading →