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Upside-down jellyfish teach land-locked teens about ocean conservation

Aug. 19, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea, more commonly known as “upside-down jellyfish,” from the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, have taken up residence as part of the marine science program at the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt, a program of Peabody College's Department of Teaching and Learning and the Center for Science Outreach.

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How six school districts changed the principal supervisor role to better support principals

Jul. 11, 2018—Principals and districts benefit when principal supervisors move beyond the role of administrator to coach and mentor, according to a new Vanderbilt University report.

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Haslam shares insights on leadership at Governor’s Academy

Jul. 10, 2018—In June, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam discussed leadership with a group of aspiring principals as part of the Governor’s Academy for School Leadership.

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Peabody College faculty earn awards and honors in 2017-18

May. 29, 2018—2017-’18 was another outstanding year for Peabody College faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and service earned the admiration of peers near and far.

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Vanderbilt education faculty honored for scholarship

Apr. 24, 2018—The American Educational Research Association honored several Vanderbilt University professors at its 2018 annual conference, April 13–17, in New York City.

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Making peace

Apr. 2, 2018—Through efforts like the Nashville Longitudinal Study of Youth Safety and Wellbeing and new school discipline practices built around conflict resolution and restorative justice, Nashville's public schools, community organizations, and scholars at Peabody College are working collaboratively to reduce school suspensions and create safe and supportive learning environments.

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Vanderbilt’s Gavin Price receives NSF CAREER Award

Mar. 22, 2018—The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Grant to Gavin R. Price, assistant professor of psychology, to further his research on Developmental Dyscalculia.

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Vanderbilt Peabody’s Jiménez named 2018 AERA fellow

Mar. 19, 2018—Robert T. Jiménez is among 11 scholars selected as 2018 fellows by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The fellowship is one of the highest honors in the field of education.

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New faculty: Yolanda J. McDonald, assistant professor of human and organizational development

Mar. 16, 2018—Yolanda J. McDonald applies a geographic lens to questions about health disparities, examining how race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and where people live affect their physical health.

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Olympic-size goals drive Paralympian and Peabody professor

Mar. 8, 2018—Courage and determination runs through the veins of two-time Paralympian and Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt. She lives by the motto “dream, drive, do.” Now she’s using her drive to succeed in research, advocacy and mentoring dedicated to disability rights. Forber-Pratt, assistant professor of human and organizational development at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development, earned two...

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