May 22, 2015



Linguist challenges language learning assessment

Applied linguistics professor Jeff MacSwan recently examined a language assessment which identified some children as “non-nons” who, according to the test, know neither English nor Spanish.


Professor helps revolutionize engineering education

Associate professor Jenefer Husman is changing the way students enter engineering programs by exploring how personal motivation affects students' abilities to succeed in the field.


Science scholarship program celebrates first graduating class

Eight outstanding science education students became the first graduates of ASU’s Science Teachers for Arizona Recruitment and Retention initiative (STARR), funded by the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Robert Noyce Scholarship program.


Girls got game: Professor helps close computer science gender gap

An ASU professor is helping girls get involved in modding games so that they can build valuable skills and support networks.


Teachers College dean wins ASU achievement award

Mari Koerner, dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, has been honored for outstanding achievement and contributions in the area of enhancing opportunities for women.


ASU expands online programs for K-12 teachers

Arizona State University has expanded its offerings of affordable online degree and certification programs for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers.


Dose of ASU is prescription for sixth-graders' classroom improvement

From Sparky pennants to t-shirts and from ASU football game trips to the university fight song, a classroom of 6th grade students are bathed in maroon and gold and the promise of a college education.


Education college blends research, teacher preparation

ASU's newly renamed Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares outstanding teachers and is a leader in educational research.


Education | Graduate students:  ASU helps Kyrene students tackle real-life science

ASU students are helping middle school students with their science, technology, engineering and math skills as part of an after-school club.


ASU mathematics educator receives NSF Career Award

Impacting how middle school students learn statistical reasoning, and how their teachers teach such reasoning, is the aim of a National Science Foundation-funded research project by ASU mathematics educator Luis Saldanha.

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