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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 […]

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15th Year Celebrating Constitution Day at Purdue University

September 12, 2019

The way Purdue celebrates Constitution Day has changed in the last 15 years, but the need for doing so remains the same.  The same concerns remain today as Purdue seeks an effective way to ensure that graduates have the basic civic knowledge they need to be effective citizens.  Indeed, civic literacy has been a topic […]

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Hosting High School Students from US and 45 European Countries for Transatlantic Institute

July 3, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Education is hosting 55 top high school age scholars from the United States and 45 European countries on campus for the Ben Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute. The institute is an intensive academic exchange program with a focus on global issues for 16- 18-year-olds who were chosen through a rigorous selection […]

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Looking to the next 150 years

May 8, 2019

The College of Education is well positioned to tackle the challenges the next 150 years will bring and turn them into opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.

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Handling grief and emotions 20 years after Columbine

April 3, 2019

WHAT: April 20 marks the 20th anniversary of the high school shooting massacre in Columbine, Colorado. The number of school shootings has increased steadily since then, causing short- and long-term grief for survivors and members of society across the nation. EXPERT: Heather Servaty-Seib, a professor of counseling psychology in the College of Education, specializes in […]

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Faculty, Graduate Students, In The News, News, Research

Faculty and grad students to present research in Toronto

March 14, 2019

Sixty-six faculty and graduate students from the College of Education and Purdue University will present their research during more than 100 sessions at the 2019 American Education Research Association Annual Meeting. The conference will take place April 5 through April 9 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In addition, we are hosting a reception on Saturday, April […]

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Aaron Lai’s 100+ mile walk to honor Tyler Trent

February 13, 2019

Aaron Lai, a junior in Social Studies Education within the College of Education, is making waves this month in his bid to walk over 100 miles from Purdue University all the way to Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. for the final Purdue v. IU game on Feb. 19. The motivation for this seemingly crazy feat? […]

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Ackerman Center organizes Constitution Day event

December 3, 2018

Today, the College of Education’s James F Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship celebrated its annual Constitution Day event in an effort to educations students and community members about the Constitution. This event was open to the public and commemorated the signing of the Constitution through various booths and activities, including a Constitution QuizOff, a ‘Banned […]

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Ignore fancy packaging this holiday season

November 29, 2018

Parents trying to find suitable gifts for their gifted and talented child must look beyond nice packaging or impressive features. Kristen Seward, associate director of the Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute at Purdue University, said appropriate toys and games provide gifted children with many of the experiences that characterize high-quality curriculum in their schools. […]

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Fun and educational toys for children with autism

November 28, 2018

Several toys and games available this holiday season provide more than just fun for children dealing with autism spectrum disorders. Families shopping for holiday gifts have options that can build social skills and provide a foundation for communication skills, said Mandy Rispoli, co-director of the Purdue Autism Cluster. “Toys and games that promote turn-taking, perspective-taking […]

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