Tag Archives: Lynch School of Education and Human Development

Key to student engagement

Education experts Dennis Shirley and Andy Hargreaves have written a new book aimed at educators looking to promote active engagement in the classroom and improve student learning. Based on examples from seven years of research, Five Paths of Student Engagement: … Continue reading

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Pandemic parenting

Education professors from across the country who have been parenting school-aged kids during COVID contributed first-person essays for a new book, co-edited by Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor Rebecca Lowenhaupt and George Theoharis of Syracuse University. According … Continue reading

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50 years of the Campus School

Since its doors opened in 1970, the Campus School at Boston College has served some 2,500 students with special needs. The school’s vibrant 50-year history and important work has been chronicled in a new book co-authored by two of its former … Continue reading

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Discourse Analysis Beyond the Speech Event

Stanton Wortham, Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean of the Boston College Lynch School of Education and Human Development, and co-author Angela Reyes (Hunter College and City University of New York) have released a second edition of Discourse Analysis Beyond the … Continue reading

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Immigrants and trauma

Immigrants face a dangerous mix of rising nationalism and xenophobia, alarming rates of displacement within and across nations, war, trafficking, terrorism, and deportation. Multiple traumas stem from these experiences and can be exacerbated by interpersonal violence and other forms of … Continue reading

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Teaching writing to young students

A full understanding of language development is necessary to teach writing in a successful, meaningful way. In Language in Writing Instruction: Enhancing Literacy in Grades 3-8 (Routledge, 2020), Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor Emeritus María Estela Brisk … Continue reading

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Migration Narratives

A new book co-authored by Stanton E.F. Wortham, the Lynch School of Education and Human Development Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean, traces a Mexican migrant community’s growth in an American town and the complex relationships that follow. Migration Narratives: Diverging … Continue reading

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Refugees and higher education

In Refugees and Higher Education: Trans-national Perspectives on Access, Equity, and Internationalization, contributors representing a variety of fields—from educational leadership and curriculum development to social work and higher education—offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary overview of refugee education issues around the world. … Continue reading

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Teaching dual language learners

As the number of dual language learners (DLLs) in early childhood settings continues to rise, educators need to know how to teach, engage, and assess children from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. In Teaching Dual Language Learners: What Early Childhood … Continue reading

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Andy Hargreaves memoir

When you are an educator, even your memoir provides lessons. Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility (Solution Tree, 2020) follows internationally renowned educational policy expert and author Andy Hargreaves from his early days in 1950s Northern England to … Continue reading

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