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Impact

Building better arguments in the classroom

Bryan Henderson is leading a research team that uses handheld technology he developed to measure the quality of classroom speaking and listening. Teachers will have a tool to help them improve discussions and class interaction.

Move over, Pokémon Go

An innovative app rewards museum visitors with science facts and even answers their questions as they move through exhibits.

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A semester in Italy for aspiring teachers at ASU

ASU education majors have the opportunity to study abroad next spring, exploring elementary school methods in the home of the Reggio Emilia philosophy of early childhood education; a full, for-credit semester in breathtaking northern Italy.

Knowledge

Did life just get easier for college applicants and their parents?

A rite of passage dreaded by nearly every household with a college-bound teen, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) has been simplified and accelerated, thanks to researchers including ASU’s Mark Wiederspan.

Student POV

Inspired abroad to teach in Arizona

Phoenix native Risa Stuart (BAE ’17) traveled nearly 6,000 miles to strengthen language skills she’ll use to become a better teacher in her own hometown.

Community

STEM camp helps students imagine their futures, and ours

High school students interested in teaching spent a week at ASU immersed in STEM. They saw technology used in the Mars Rover and were exposed to the power and wonder of a research university.

“Children are not test scores”

Before the 2016 graduates of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College left their May 13 convocation, the last faculty member they heard from was Frank Serafini. In his unforgettable style, he gave them powerful words to carry them into their new careers.

For Teachers

Teachers as first responders to childhood trauma

Children who experience trauma undergo physiological changes that can affect their behavior. New tools available through Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College are equipping teachers to help these young victims.

Events
MLFTC graduate admission online information sessions
Date: July - August
Time: Various
Location: Online
Practicing the Art and Science of Teaching:
Inaugural conference of the Center for the Art and Science of Teaching
Date: October 24
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: ASU SkySong – Scottsdale, Arizona
The Possibility and Desirability of Global Learning Metrics: A symposium of the Comparative and International Education Society
Date: November 10-11
Location: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley - Scottsdale, Arizona
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