Ideas In Action
Diagnosis dismal

A new report highlights the need to improve college affordability, especially for lower-income families.

 

 

 

 

 

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Published August 31, 2016
Teachers, race and gifted access

High-achieving black students are half as likely as their white peers to be assigned to gifted education. Their teachers’ race may explain why.

 

 

 

 

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Published August 31, 2016
Lessons in leadership

When Tennessee’s governor wanted to develop better principals, he turned to the experts at Peabody College.

 

 

 

 

 

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Published August 30, 2016
The hidden cost of grit

Could an emphasis on mental toughness be harming the psychological and physical health of black students?

 

 

 

 

 

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Published August 29, 2016
Instructional preference may boost children’s learning

When children have a choice of how they interact with educators, they may learn more efficiently.

 

 

 

 

 

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Published March 28, 2016
The proof is in the pizza

 

Graduate students devise a unique study to teach an aspiring pizza chef with autism to follow recipes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Published March 28, 2016
Can pre-K be fixed?

New analysis of Tennessee’s state-funded pre-K is prompting reevaluation and change.

 

 

 

 

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Published February 1, 2016
A healthy corridor grows in Nashville

Action research by Peabody College students helps Nashville developers and neighborhoods envision a healthier future.

 

 

 

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Published February 1, 2016
Seeking the human element, Fulbright Scholar Carol Eid finds her niche

When Fulbright Scholar and former computer programmer Carol Eid decided to change her life, she chose Peabody as the best avenue for studying learning design.

 

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Published January 29, 2016
Peabody education faculty named among top influencers

Nine Vanderbilt faculty members were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, released Jan. 6. Eight of the nine Vanderbilt academics have been on the list in previous years.

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Published January 6, 2016