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Apr 24 2017 - 10:00am

How quickly do preschoolers learn vocabulary, beginning sounds, rhyming and concepts? Is it possible to evaluate their growth? If so, how frequently should educators measure preschoolers' literacy skills so that instructional changes can be made?

"We don't know," says Robin... Read more »

Apr 24 2017 - 10:00am

Many preschool children learn language incidentally—that is, children learn vocabulary, grammar and social patterns of language through listening to parents, siblings and teachers who talk around them.

Not so for children with language impairments. They struggle to learn new words, make conversation or be understood.

"We know that... Read more »

Apr 24 2017 - 9:45am

The woman was a crack user, engaged in the sex trade and living on the streets of San Salvador. When Julia Lechuga and other public health advocates first met her, she was seeking respite at a soup kitchen in the troubled city, where violence and illicit drug use was rampant.

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Apr 24 2017 - 9:30am

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson argued Tuesday for a shift in focus in today’s educational system—from one centered on conformity, compliance and linearity to one that encourages diversity, creativity and personalized learning.

Speaking at Lehigh as part of the College of Education’s Distinguished... Read more »

Apr 21 2017 - 9:00am

Sir Ken Robinson, a world-renowned speaker on creativity in education, spoke at Lehigh on Tuesday as a part of the College of Education’s Distinguished Lecture Series: Leaders of Practice.

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