When the Peabody Demonstration School was on the verge of closing, parents put up their own money to keep the doors open.
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Peabody psychologist Susan Gray laid the framework for the national Head Start program.
Implementation of Common Core has been much more difficult than anyone imagined, leaving students caught in a political tug of war. Peabody faculty weigh in on the Common Core dilemma.
There are few programs in place to nurture the intellectually precocious child. Is there a cost to society for ignoring the gifted?
When Apple introduced the iPad in 2010, it sparked a revolution in technology for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Keegan Fellow Kathleen Russell shares her journey: 373 days, 24 countries, five continents—and a life transformed.
A mobile farmers’ market, a fair wage bakery and a newspaper that employs the homeless are just a few of the social entrepreneurship efforts launched by HOD students.
In a fragmented world, education can build bridges across oceans, mountains and deserts; it can draw connections between cultures that seemingly have little in common; and it can break the knots of tightly bound prejudices through shared experiences and mutual concerns. For these reasons, Peabody College has embarked on a journey of robust international exchange.
For more than a decade, Peabody faculty members have been crisscrossing the globe to study and teach best educational practices. They have invested in programs to bring teachers and education leaders from other countries to the Vanderbilt campus and have collaborated with education researchers abroad to find solutions to the most impregnable problems facing schools today.
The invitation was intriguing: “We’d love to have you write about how undergraduate teaching has changed during your tenure.” “Yes!” I thought, “This could be interesting!”