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Summer Academy at Parkwood Elementary benefits Education graduate students, community1st August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—For the past five years, Parkwood Elementary School in Clarksville, Ind. has been the site of a unique partnership with IU Southeast’s graduate program in teacher education: the Summer Academy. This year the Summer Academy brought IU Southeast faculty and 24 graduate students—including 11 students enrolled in the transition-to-teaching licensure …

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Revived Project Ahead benefits local middle-schoolers and graduate students in education14th June 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A girl fashions a waste stream sorter from paper towel tubes. A boy makes a car from plastic bottles and yogurt containers. In another room, two middle-schoolers devise a board game that tests the player’s knowledge of World War Two. In yet another group effort, a roller coaster design emerges, …

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Closing gaps: School counseling graduate students making a difference30th November 2015

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. – In the race to improve student achievement in kindergarten through grade 12, the focus is generally on teachers. But school counselors also have an important role to play, as they deal with issues that can inhibit student success. Two of these issues are attendance and behavior. These are …

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Interdisciplinary studies director leads international organization24th November 2015

By Steven Krolak Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and director of the interdisciplinary studies graduate program (MIS) at IU Southeast has just completed her first year as president of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs or AGLSP. It’s kind of a big deal. The AGLSP is a professional organization devoted to the range of interdisciplinary …

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