Simmons’ Reading and Writing Program Meets High Standards

SMU Simmons has been recognized by The International Dyslexia Association as one of nine university teacher training programs that meets the IDA Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. The distinction is for Simmons’ Master of Education in Reading and Writing. To learn more about the IDA standards, click here.   […]

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NCTQ Releases Report on Teacher Prep Programs

The National Council on Teacher Quality reviewed 2,420 traditional teacher preparation programs in the country, including SMU Simmons’ undergraduate programs. We believe NCTQ’s mission to examine and review teacher preparation in education schools is one important step in understanding teacher quality across the nation. SMU Simmons collaborated with NCTQ early in 2010 when it assessed […]

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Biomechanics Team in Simmons to Study Basketball “Flopping”

Biomechanics experts at Southern Methodist University have teamed with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to carry out a scientific study of the unsavory practice of player flopping in basketball and other sports. Peter Weyand, associate professor of applied physiology and biomechanics, will direct researchers in SMU’s Locomotor Performance Lab to examine the forces in basketball […]

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