Annie Wright, director of evaluation for the Center on Research and Evaluation in Simmons, talks about the importance of social-emotional learning in schools and the difficulties in evaluating the outcomes in this Advocate article.
In partnership with Big Thought, the Dallas Independent School District has applied for a grant from the Wallace Foundation to develop social-emotional learning for classrooms and after-school programs.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has announced two Simmons candidates will receive fellowships from its highly competitive application pool.
Congratulations go to Kristen Biedermann ’16, who earned a Master’s degree in Simmons, and gains an English teaching assistantship in Colombia. Also, accolades to Adam Garnick, a current Simmons graduate student, who will assume an English teaching assistantship in Hungary.They were two of seven semifinalists from SMU.
The program gives grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Read more.