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Faculty and grad students to present research in San Francisco

February 29, 2020

126 faculty and graduate students from the College of Education and Purdue University will present their research during more than 200 sessions at the 2020 American Education Research Association Annual Meeting. The conference will take place April 17 through April 21 in San Francisco. In addition, we are hosting a reception on Saturday, April 18, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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News, Research

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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Awards, Graduate Students, News, Research

Purdue doctoral students selected for NAGC awards

September 12, 2018

Purdue GERI doctoral students Mehdi Ghahremani and Julianna Tay have been selected for National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Doctoral Student awards. NAGC presents the Doctoral Student Award to a maximum of five doctoral students who have demonstrated exemplary work in research, publications and educational service, as well as their potential for future scholarship and two […]

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Awards, Graduate Students, News, Research

Purdue Geri recognized by MENSA Foundation

September 11, 2018

We are excited to share that Mensa Education & Research Foundation recognized a number of our Purdue GERI students, faculty and alumni with awards Enyi Jen (PhD ’15 and continuing lecturer), and coauthors Marcia Gentry, director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) and professor of educational psychology and research methodology and Sidney Moon, professor emerita, […]

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