Education Magazine

From the Dean

Education, 2014

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It’s hard for me to believe that I’m in my tenth year as dean of the College of Education at Marquette University. During the past decade, it has been a genuine privilege and honor to serve in this esteemed role at an institution I cherish so deeply. Make that a blessing.

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Guiding Principals

Education, 2014

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A longtime MPS leader shares her expertise.

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Hope works

Education, 2014

Hope

Dr. Shane Lopez’s research shows hope can be cultivated and used to considerable advantage in our lives. But don’t confuse hope with wishfulness, he advises in this interview with the college’s Dr. Lisa Edwards.

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What’s the Marquette Difference?

Education, 2014

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What special value does this private Catholic, Jesuit university bring to teacher training? Is it worth it? We took a look at the facts and asked the people whose opinions matter most.

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Educators around the clock

Education, 2014

Educators

Graduates benefit from Jesuit-based approach to student affairs education.

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Siewert’s Way – Alumnus turned legendary educator Larry Siewert had two rewarding careers

Education, 2014

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Larry Siewert always wanted to be a teacher but nixed the idea based on the advice of a high school counselor. “He said: ‘Oh, you don’t want to go into teaching. You won’t make any money,’ ” recalls Siewert, Bus Ad ’63, Grad ’72.

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What is a Marquette educator?

Education, 2014

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What happens when you spend four years at a place described as having “a soul”? You develop the skill, compassion and grit to stand up and make a difference.

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From the Dean

Education, 2013

Bill Henk

Beyond our mission of teaching, research and service, the college endeavors to be present to our local community, all in the interest of social justice. In short, we aspire to Be The Difference.

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News

Education, 2013

STEM Program

Ready to Teach the Next Albert Einstein or Marie Curie: What if old high-rise buildings could be turned into vertical farms to help fight world hunger? Can you imagine being able to turn pond scum into green fuel? Or rearranging the molecules of your blood to fight off deadly diseases?

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Counselors as change agents

Education, 2013

Change Maker

Accessing translators for refugees? Helping improve community understanding of the homeless? It’s all in a day’s advocacy work for Marquette’s counseling students.

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Meeting the challenge in Catholic Schools

Education, 2013

Meeting Challenge Catholic School

Whether it’s training new leaders, providing support to K-12 Catholic schools or assisting with community-based research and outreach, the College of Education is ever active in responding to the changing face of Catholic education.

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Work-study meets college prep

Education, 2013

Work Study

As an undergraduate, Carlos Angeles spent time volunteering in the Milwaukee Public Schools system. He didn’t find many children there who considered college a realistic option.

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Relief for the Very Young and Restless

Education, 2013

Young and the Restless

For 10 years, Marquette’s pioneering Behavior Clinic has been helping families and demonstrating the benefits of pediatric mental health counseling.

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90 Years of Education at Marquette

Education, 2013

90 years Education

1922: Marquette begins offering a professional course in education. 1965: The Reading Clinic trains graduate students for degrees and certification in reading.

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From Dr. William Henk, dean of the College of Education

Mission Matters, 2012

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Our mission has always mattered. It mattered for 50 years as a department and nearly 40 more as the School of Education. Now in our fourth year as the College of Education, OUR MISSION MATTERS MORE — more than ever before.

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College of Education news

Mission Matters, 2012

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Dr. Howard Fuller named among nation’s most powerful educators; college ranked among top schools; events of note.

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Teaching social justice

Mission Matters, 2012

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In the United States and beyond, students from low-income racial, ethnic and immigrant minority groups often do not have the same educational and life opportunities as their middle class, ethnic majority peers. As a response, teacher educators have regularly asked: What knowledge, skills and dispositions should teachers have to reduce the gap in educational opportunity […]

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Change is the new normal

Mission Matters, 2012

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The environment for K–12 education is more fluid than it has been in decades. Methods, technology, compensation and accountability are all on the table. What big changes are ahead and what are the best strategies for tackling them? And can educational prospects for children in Milwaukee actually improve during this time of turmoil? Our experts […]

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Where literacy is a family affair

Mission Matters, 2012

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Hopping off the big yellow school bus, Markesha Harris clutched her mother’s hand. The duo began making their way down the 16th Street sidewalk, off to another afternoon at Marquette’s Hartman Family Literacy Center, where Markesha was newly enrolled in the reading program and her mom, Ydisa Patterson, had just started volunteering.

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Reflections

Mission Matters, 2012

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A few years ago, to address a class assignment for one of my research classes, a school counseling student examined reading scores at the school where she was completing her practicum experience. She noticed the student scores had remained consistently at the basic or minimal performance levels but was puzzled because the school had a […]

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