×
Close Menu
Read the College Magazine

Articles from 2019
News, Research

Collaborative Research Grants with Purdue Polytechnic High School

December 16, 2019

The Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) Collaborative Research Grant program provides funding for collaborations of researchers from Purdue Polytechnic Institute (PPI) and the College of Education (COE), for projects that are of benefit to PPHS. We received a great response with a total of 11 proposals. All proposals were reviewed by a team of eight […]

Continue Reading
Mom and daughter playing board game
Centers, News, Research

Unplugged gift ideas for gifted and talented children

December 9, 2019

Parents searching for suitable gifts for their gifted and talented child can look beyond those with a charging cord. “While there are plenty of fun and educational gifts for devices of all sorts, board games are an excellent way to engage the brain to develop problem-solving skills, apply logic, devise winning strategies and, at times, […]

Continue Reading
Kids putting a puzzle together
News, Research

Toys and games provide both education and entertainment for children with autism

December 9, 2019

This holiday season, toys and games can provide more than just fun for children dealing with autism spectrum disorders. Families shopping for holiday gifts have options that can build social skills, problem solving skills, and language and communication skills. Gifts can provide moments for sensory processing and creative play, said Mandy Rispoli, co-director of the […]

Continue Reading
Heather Servaty-Seib
In The News, News, Research

Comforting the grieving while gathered for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2019

How can we assist those grieving when everyone is celebrating during Thanksgiving and the holiday season? Tangible support can be key to supporting individuals who are grieving in light of the holiday season, says Heather Servaty-Seib, a professor of counseling psychology in Purdue University’s College of Education. Servaty-Seib researches the experiences of grief and loss and […]

Continue Reading
News

College of Education earns accreditation

November 15, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Education earned accreditation this week for its continuing development of promising teachers. The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) issued notice to the College of Education and Purdue President Mitch Daniels indicating it had been granted accreditation specifically for the college’s undergraduate teacher education programs. The news is a […]

Continue Reading
Faculty, News

$2 Million grant to fund Gifted Education students

November 3, 2019

A $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education was awarded to the Purdue College of Education to investigate closing excellence and opportunity gaps for students from underserved populations in gifted education. Nielsen Pereira, assistant professor in gifted, creative and talented studies, will spearhead this research project. Pereira will be joined by co-principal investigators […]

Continue Reading
Faculty, News

Department of Education grant to fund Purdue Special Education students

November 3, 2019

A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office for Special Education Programs was awarded to the Purdue College of Education to provide special education doctoral students with full funding throughout their program of study. This project, named Project Co-LEAD, is a consortium between Purdue University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and […]

Continue Reading
Alumni, Awards, News

Purdue University honors alumni for the Distinguished Education Alumni Awards

October 18, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Education will honor three distinguished Purdue alumni during its 2019 Distinguished Education Alumni Awards (DEAA) event on Friday, Nov. 1. Pamela R. Clinkenbeard, James T. McDonald, III, and Martha Nyikos are the recipients of this year’s distinguished alumni award. The DEAA was established in 2006 to honor outstanding professional achievements in […]

Continue Reading
Centers, News

Education grant works to put new teachers in Indiana schools

October 3, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Education and Indianapolis Public Schools are teaming up on a new project to expand the access the city’s students have to STEM education. The project, called the Indy STEM Teacher Residency, aims to bring as many as 60 new teachers into the fold and improve the opportunities for students to learn […]

Continue Reading
Events, News, Undergraduate Students

Purdue’s College of Education invites students for Become a Teacher Day

September 12, 2019

Prospective students in education and their parents can learn more about Purdue’s College of Education during its annual, daylong Become a Teacher Day event. The college is expecting at least 160 high school students from Indiana and beyond for this year’s Become a Teacher Day. The event will be a day filled with fun, learning […]

Continue Reading
Load More