Robert Morris, Andrea Flores and Treasure Robinson were recognized for their work at GSU’s College of Education and Elementary Education’s Honor’s Day. We are proud of the work they do as advocates for their students!
Celebrating Urban Ed
In the Service of Learning and Empowerment: Service-Learning, Critical Pedagogy, and the Problem-Solution Project
By Vera L Stenhouse, Georgia State University; Olga S. Jarrett, Georgia State University; Rhina M. Fernandes Williams, Georgia State University and E. Namisi Chilungu, Georgia State University
Too often teachers and students doubt their own abilities to forge collective work and dynamic critical learning in the midst of education reform practices that limit their opportunities… more »
26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on November 5, 2014 in the Georgia State University Speakers Auditorium. This year’s lecturer is Dr. Jeannie Oakes, President-Elect of the American Educational Research Association. The lecture take place from 6:30-8:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!
Ryan Harry (Sankofa Cohort 2005-2007) presenting about using music in urban education at a conference in Las Vegas!
How early is too early to teach a kid to code? There are now great programs that introduce kids to the idea of coding. Scratch, a free program put out by the lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media Lab. is one of them. Scratch allows you to program your own interactive stories, games,… more »
Can you believe it? Over 4,000 kids submitted videos to the 2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media were thrilled and amazed at the amount of work these students put into creating their games. They used over 15 different platforms to create their games and received support and… more »
We love digital tools to go along with our more traditional learning methods. Apps that help with Vocabulary are particularly effective compared to standard methods of learning vocab such as flash cards. According to Kimberly at Learning Unlimited digital vocabulary apps help kids learn since they can be used to:
hear pronunciations;… more »
Earn a Master’s Degree to Teach! The Urban Accelerated Certification and Master’s (UACM) Program at Georgia State University is a dynamic program for training individuals interested in urban elementary education. Stipends up to $7500 are available to offset tuition costs. UACM graduates earn a teaching certificate, Master’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and… more »
Since 2001, music education funding has dropped by nearly 20% according to the National Association for Music Education. In response, the Julliard created the Music Advancement Program (MAP) for minorities between the ages of 8 and 14. The program specifically encourages African Americans, Native American,s and Latino students to apply to the program in order… more »