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Good News in the College of Education

Good News in the College of Education

Welcome to Good News in the College of Education, a listing of some of the great things our... read more

Conquering Online Course Design

Conquering Online Course Design

In Spring Quarter of 2017, over 6,200 students were enrolled in at least one online class at... read more

Congratulations to the First Special Education (BS) Cohort

Congratulations to the First Special Education (BS) Cohort

In the fall of 2014, the DePaul College of Education undergraduate special education program... read more

Mental Health in the Classroom

Mental Health in the Classroom

Mental health in children is the development of social-emotional competence and... read more

A Study in Experience

A Study in Experience

Sr. M. Paul McCaughey, Professional Lecturer in the DePaul College of Education Department of... read more

Leading by Example

Leading by Example

Lakisha Moore (BS ’12) knew early on that she was called to be of service to others. “As a young... read more

Higher Education Informed by Social Justice

Higher Education Informed by Social Justice

What Marvin Lynn (EDU ’93) likes best about being dean of the School of Education at Indiana... read more

Developing a Joy of Reading

Developing a Joy of Reading

Reading is critical to learning and critical to life. Reading enables us to enhance our knowledge,... read more

DePaul University Awards Honorary Degree to Daisaku Ikeda

DePaul University Awards Honorary Degree to Daisaku Ikeda

In late December, The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University,... read more

The Bilingual Brain

The Bilingual Brain

Many people acknowledge that knowing two languages is a good thing: you are more likely to get a... read more

Taking Education Outside the Classroom Walls

Taking Education Outside the Classroom Walls

Alison Paul (MA in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education, ’12) was in Colombia when she... read more

Intertwining Research, Service, and Teaching

Intertwining Research, Service, and Teaching

Melissa Ockerman, Associate Professor in Counseling, emphatically states that “If you can’t walk the... read more

A Case for Teaching Mindfulness in the Classroom

A Case for Teaching Mindfulness in the Classroom

Today’s world is extremely fast paced and holds more distractions than ever before.  Children... read more

​Alumna Shapes California’s English Learner Programs

​Alumna Shapes California’s English Learner Programs

In 1981, then-professor Rafaela Weffer presented her class with excerpts from “The Six-Hour... read more

The Growing Demand for Quality Educators

The Growing Demand for Quality Educators

Last Spring, media outlets reported that the Hawaii Department of Education, dealing with a... read more

Middle School Mindset

Middle School Mindset

In October, 2016, Hollywood is set to release “Middle School: The Worst Years of my Life” –a... read more

Graduate Aims to Shape Bilingual Education

Graduate Aims to Shape Bilingual Education

CHICAGO — At a young age, Erik Martinez learned that a strong education was worth extra effort, even... read more

Virtual Reality Turns our View of the Classroom Upside Down

Virtual Reality Turns our View of the Classroom Upside Down

Virtual Reality (VR) is bursting onto the commercial market like a freight train. Facebook... read more

DePaul Alumna Finds Her True Calling as a School Counselor

DePaul Alumna Finds Her True Calling as a School Counselor

Lindsay Wagner (MED ’10) always wanted to work in education. Yet, after graduating from Syracuse... read more

A Pedagogy of Possibility

A Pedagogy of Possibility

For over fifteen years, Horace R. Hall, DePaul associate professor of educational policy studies... read more