November 2020 – School of Education & Human Development

November 2020

November 10, 2020

Connecting Happiness, Fairness and Social Justice

Isaac Prilleltensky believes there is a strong connection between happiness, fairness, and social justice on a national level. “People who live in countries that promote greater social justice tend to be happier,” said Prilleltensky, professor, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies; vice provost for institutional culture; and the Erwin and Barbara Mautner Chair in Community Well-Being in the School of Education and Human Development.
November 10, 2020

Identifying Strategies to Reduce Inequalities in STEM Education

Investing in early childhood education, offering hands-on classroom learning, and providing diverse role models are among the ways educators can encourage underrepresented students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
November 10, 2020

Alumni profile: Olympic Champion Lindsay Dare Shoop

An Olympic gold medalist, Lindsay Shoop, M.S.Ed. ‘18, is a coach, speaker and author of a new book, Better Great Than Never. Her inspirational work focuses on her lifelong experiences as an athlete.
November 10, 2020

Professor Nam Ju Kim: Developing Powerful Technology Tools for Learning

Motivating students can be a difficult challenge for teachers, particularly in a time of online learning. That’s why Nam Ju Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Education and Human Development’s Department of Teaching and Learning, is using advanced technology tools to find a solution.