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March 2014 - Wayne State University
March 2014

Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

MEAP Cohort Data Reveal Stagnation and Decline in EAA Student Test Achievement

 

MEAP Cohort Data Reveal Stagnation and Decline in EAA Student Test Achievement

 

By Dr. Thomas C. Pedroni  2013 MEAP cohort data published Friday by the Michigan Department of Education provide a stark contrast to EAA claims, dating back to February 2013, of fantastic student achievement gains on its quarterly performance assessment.  Because the cohort data enable MDE to track individual student progress from year to year, they...

 

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Research

 

Detroit High School Students Learning to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

 

Detroit High School Students Learning to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

 

By Anne Murphy Detroit teens are more informed about how and why to choose healthy foods, and are doing just that as a result of a College of Education (COE) project headed up by Mariane Fahlman, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies. This is the fourth consecutive year that the COE’s Center for School Health/Dr. Fahlman has received...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Wheelchair Basketball Competition Held at WSU and Supported by KHS

 

Wheelchair Basketball Competition Held at WSU and Supported by KHS

 

By Joyce Krause Suzanna Dillon, Ph.D., assistant professor and project director of the Michigan Leadership and Education in Adapted Physical Education (MI-LEAPE) project in the Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies (KHS) and her students helped sponsor the 4 th Annual Invitational Wheelchair Basketball tournament along with the Rehabilitation Institute...

 

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News For Students

 

What do Warrior Cross Country, Adapted Physical Education and Synchronized Skating Have in Common?

 

What do Warrior Cross Country, Adapted Physical Education and Synchronized Skating Have in Common?

 

By Chelsea Smith  The answer is:  College of Education alumnus Laura Friedman, of course! The grouping may seem odd but to Friedman they are a natural fit with the experiences over the course of her life. While most people are familiar with the long-distance running sport known as cross country (in which Friedman competed with the Wayne State Warriors for two...

 

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Alumni News

 

Profile on Sally Roberts: The Woman Behind the Girls

 

Profile on Sally Roberts: The Woman Behind the Girls

 

By Julie Osburn Many people know Sally Roberts, Ed.D. as the force behind GO-GIRLS, a highly popular and successful program for adolescent girls aimed at increasing competence and confidence in the STEM areas of mathematics, technology, scientific thinking and communication. During each winter semester, Dr. Roberts spends her Saturdays on campus with 65 girls and 12...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

"How to Be a Successful and Effective Teacher" Presentation by Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong

 

Join Fellow Wayne State University Alumni for an Afternoon of Exciting Hockey

 

Discover the Educational Aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

 

Student Michigan Education Association (SMEA) March Events

 

Professional Readiness Exam (TEST 96) Workshops

 

Office for Teaching & Learning Presentation on Stereotype Threat and the Psychology of Achievement Gaps: Causes and Solutions to Student Underperformance

 

Inspire the Next Generation of Warriors!

 

 

2014 MSTA 61st Annual Conference

 

Be a Guest Reader for "March is Reading Month!"

 

Apply for a FREE Healthy School Transformation!

 

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

 

2014 Lynton Award Call for Nominations

 

Annual Progress Reports for COE Doctoral Students

 

College of Education Annual Teacher Placement Job Fair

 

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: A Discussion with College of Education Professors

 

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In The News

 

Recognizing and Honoring Women During Women's History Month

 

Enough Talking, Let's Get to Work!

 

Dr. Monte Piliawsky, COE Senior Lecturer, Wins National Bronze Medal

 

2nd Place Honors in the International Society for Performance Improvement's 2014 Distinguished Dissertation Award

 

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