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August 2014
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August 27, 2014

Game day starts at Devils on Mill: ASU's official tailgate block party


Countdown to the 2014 Sun Devil football season kicks off at ASU's official tailgate Devils on Mill block party. This family-friendly event will also include a Little Devils Zone, a new addition to the event, sponsored by Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

August 20, 2014

$5.9M investment in ASU Teachers College to advance Sanford Inspire Program, inspire children to reach for the stars


Entrepreneur and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford envisions a future in which all children have inspirational teachers who encourage them to reach their potential.

July 2014

July 22, 2014

Research note: When Statistical Significance Hides More Than it Reveals


On July 2, 2014, Teachers College Record published a research note by Arizona State University’s Jeanne Powers and Gene Glass titled, “When Statistical Significance Hides More Than it Reveals.”

July 22, 2014

Young students receive opportunity to attend ASU education camp


For one week each summer at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus, high school students from around the nation come together to learn what it takes to be a teacher at the Hunnicutt Future Educators Academy. In June of 2014, more than 30 students participated in the overnight camp hosted by Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College – many on scholarship.

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July 14, 2014

Giving engineering teachers measure for success in classroom


An in-depth report on extensive studies to determine the most effective methods for classroom teaching of engineering won the award for best paper published last year in the Journal of Engineering Education for Arizona State University professors Stephen Krause and Michelene Chi, as well as two co-authors from other universities.

June 2014
Karen Harris

June 30, 2014

Karen Harris prepares to impact education ‘pre-K to gray’


In the summer 2014 issue of the American Psychological Association’s Newsletter for Educational Psychologists, Karen Harris shares her first statement as the incoming president of the APA’s Division 15.

Harris, a Mary Emily Warner Professor in Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, will assume her new role in August 2014.

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June 20, 2014

Increasing research impact, access through knowledge mobilization strategies


In a June 17, 2014, commentary in Columbia University’s, “Teachers College Record,” Arizona State University’s Gustavo Fischman and Adai Tefera explore the opportunities and challenges in making educational research more accessible through knowledge mobilization strategies.

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June 16, 2014

ASU’s iTeachAZ program praised by US Department of Education


The iTeachAZ program at Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College received accolades in a June 13 article by staff of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement.

Michelene Chi

June 16, 2014

LSI Director Michelene T.H. Chi, Research Team, 2014 Wickenden Award Recipients


The Learning Sciences Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Michelene T.H. Chi and her research team - including fellow Arizona State University Professor Dr. Stephen Krause, Dr. Muhsin Menekse of the University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Glenda S.

June 13, 2014

ASU early childhood programs for fall


Arizona State University offers a variety of fall semester options for early childhood programs.