By taking her education online, Jennifer found a true community of fellow teachers.
Catalyst Chicago looks into the expansion of a promising program.
McNamee encouraged parents to acknowledge anxiety or other emotions and discuss the strike in terms of fairness.
Gillian McNamee talked with Heidi Stevens for this Chicago Tribune article about how parents can explain the Chicago Teachers Union strike to their children.
Three recent grants from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Faculty Innovation Fund are giving young faculty researchers support as they pursue work in key areas.
Achievement, like excellence, isn’t tied to a particular language or culture. Just ask Zio Perez, ’06
“Exploring PreK–3rd Grade: A dialogue on educational reform” may be the first shot in a revolution in early education in Illinois.
“Hearthstones” and “gullies” are in short supply in most cities, but you’d never know that from looking through the shelves of a classroom library.
The mathematics achievement gap in this country has been the subject of hand wringing, dire predictions, and plenty of blame. Now, thanks to the Early Mathematics Education Project, it’s the subject of progress.
Sarah Garland interviewed Chris Maxwell for this Chicago Tribune story about in-class coaching to help Chicago Public Schools teachers improve their practice.
Shanita Bigelow interviewed Aisha Ray for this Citizen Weekly story about Illinois’s early education reform.
Awards encourage students to pursue and promote innovative teaching.
Nineteen new Erikson graduates with early childhood teacher certification will soon be staffing preschools in Chicago’s western suburbs, easing a shortage of qualified instructors and serving children in high-need classrooms throughout the region.
More than 120 policymakers, teachers, teacher educators, and administrators explored global approaches and ideas for improving American math skills at the First International Symposium on Early Mathematics Education held April 17–18 at Erikson Institute.
Daniel Scheinfeld’s research was mentioned in Childcare Information Exchange as a resource for teachers who want to adopt Reggio Emilia methods in their classrooms.