- Warner Professor Publishes Text on Global Academic Publishing
The growing use of English in academic journal publishing has presented new challenges to scholars from countries where English is not a main language of communication to publish and share research across borders. A newly published book gives step-by-step guidance to scholars on how to navigate the complex and evolving world of writing for academic publication in English and supports them in their publishing endeavors.
- School Counseling Expert Offers Tips to Help Kids Cope with Grief and Loss During the Holiday Season
The holidays should be a joyous time of year for everyone. However, the holiday season—the time between Halloween and New Year's Day—is often a challenging time for children who have suffered a loss in their life. School counseling expert Bonnie Rubenstein, EdD, offers tips to parents and school teachers to help children cope with grief and loss around the holidays and special occasions, like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, and to help them through the healing process.
- Study Finds New Testing for Common Core State Standards Impacts Classroom Practices for Middle School Math Teachers
States across the country have started to implement the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). But, according to a NSF-funded study, a large majority of middle school math teachers point to the new high-stakes tests and teacher evaluations associated with the CCSSM as challenges for implementing the new standards. In fact, most teachers reported that the content of these new state assessments and the teacher evaluation systems aligned with the CCSSM will ultimately drive their classroom practices.
- Warner Doctoral Student is New York’s 2014 Teacher of the Year
A graduate student working toward her doctorate in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School has been named the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year. Ashli Skura Dreher, a Niagara County special education teacher, was honored by state Education Commissioner John King Jr. and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch on September 17 in Albany.
- Partners in Transforming an Urban Community
To address and combat issues of low educational achievement and high poverty and crime rates, members from the Warner School, NEAD, Freedom Market, Freedom School, East High School, John James Audubon School 33, and Rochester community have joined forces to help transform and rebuild one of Rochester’s most distressed communities—the Beechwood neighborhood.