Innovation Fund supports four early childhood projects

— This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Innovation Fund moves early childhood field forward.” More from this issue » Four recent grants from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Faculty Innovation Fund will enable Erikson’s faculty to advance the field of early childhood development — advancements that will translate to […] More »

Meisels and McNamee quoted in Education Week

— In the latest news coverage of the Common Core standards, Education Week examined their implications for early childhood education. Both Samuel Meisels and Gillian McNamee share their perspectives on the issue in this article. More »

Common Core Standards discussed by McNamee at policy forum

— Professor Gillian McNamee Professor Gillian McNamee presented as part of a panel discussion of the Common Core State Standards at the Listen to the entire panel discussion on WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified » Download the presentation slides » [PDF, 4pg] The series is presented by University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. More »

NAEYC sessions presented by Erikson faculty and staff

— Join Erikson faculty and staff for presentations on topics ranging from children and technology to teaching practice at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference in Orlando, Florida, November 2–5, 2011. Wednesday, November 2 Exploring the big ideas of measurement: How young mathematicians play with stories 8:30–11:30 a.m. Mary Hynes-Berry […] More »

Meisels and McNamee to speak on the Common Core Standards

— President Samuel J. Meisels President Samuel J. Meisels and Professor Gillian McNamee are among the education leaders presenting at the 2011 Chicago School Policy Forum Series. Over the course of the series, speakers will discuss the new Common Core State Standards that were adopted by Illinois to raise K-12 student achievement, where they came from, […] More »

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