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New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

May 16, 2017

Each academic year, Rochester faculty members publish books that advance scholarship and investigate questions of broad interest. New Reads offers a selection of some of their most recent work.

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QuadCast: Graduating sisters overcome poverty, racism

QuadCast: Graduating sisters overcome poverty, racism

April 26, 2017

Egyptian-born sisters Yasmin and Ayaa Elgoharry came to the U.S. aged seven and 11. Having nearly dropped out of high school, they are now each graduating with a master’s in educational leadership from the Warner School of Education.

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Breaking boundaries with video games

Breaking boundaries with video games

April 25, 2017

At the “Breaking Boundaries: Video Games in Teaching, Learning, Research, and Design” event, students and scholars discussed the impact of games on learning and culture, while getting a chance to play.

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Seeing America, one ballpark at a time

Seeing America, one ballpark at a time

March 31, 2017

For more than two decades, Warner School professor Dan Linnenberg has toured the country, watching minor-league baseball games in 173 ballparks. They’ve seen LumberKings, JetHawks, Muckdogs, Sand Gnats, and Lugnuts. And they’ve witnessed the good, the bad, and the ugly in America.

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QuadCast: ‘When you have big data, you can get very lost’

QuadCast: ‘When you have big data, you can get very lost’

February 28, 2017

Student host Nick Bruno ’17 talks with Warner School of Education professors Kara Finnigan and Karen DeAngelis about the opportunities and challenges data science presents to K-12 education researchers.

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Nurturing a love for reading

Nurturing a love for reading

February 21, 2017

In an op-ed for Fox News, Carol Anne St. George, assistant professor of teaching and curriculum at the Warner School of Education, shares the “compelling reasons for reading aloud to children” as well as tips to make the read-aloud experience enjoyable.

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Literacy expert wants to help children fall in love with reading

Literacy expert wants to help children fall in love with reading

February 13, 2017

This Valentine’s Day, Warner School of Education professor Carol Anne St. George shares tips with parents to help make reading aloud with children an act of love.

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East High to send experiment to Space Station

East High to send experiment to Space Station

January 5, 2017

East High School in Rochester has been selected as a participating school for Mission 11 to the International Space Station. Student researchers De’Aunte Johnson, Binti Mohamed, and Tailor Davis will have their experiment flown to the space station in June.

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How ‘Horton’ is a hook to talk about research

How ‘Horton’ is a hook to talk about research

December 2, 2016

When Warner School professor Karen Finnigan communications with her peers about school reform, she uses journal articles and academic conference presentations. But when she talks with policymakers or parents, she starts with Horton Hears a Who.

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