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Samuel Tanner authors new book

"Whiteness, Pedagogy, and Youth in America: Critical Whiteness Studies in the Classroom" details a teacher-researcher project Tanner conducted in Minnesota.
(Re)Imagining Elementary Social Studies book cover

Sarah Shear co-edits new elementary social studies book

The book is a collection of approaches aimed specifically at teaching controversial issues in elementary social studies.
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STAR Series announced for 2017-2018

Announcing the 2017-18 Spotlight on Teaching and Research (STAR) Series in which faculty share how their research influences their teaching and vice versa.
Ashley Schroeder

Penn State Altoona alumna receives Alumni Achievement Award

Ashley Schroeder, a 2005 Penn State Altoona graduate, was among the nine recipients of the Penn State Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumni Achievement Award honored during an award ceremony March 31 at the University Park campus.
2017 Penn State Altoona Kappa Delta Pi Induction

Students inducted into international education honor society

19 students inducted into Kappa Delta Pi
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Reference librarian, faculty, students create robust children's lit section

Penn State Altoona's reference and instruction librarian collaborated with a faculty member and students to create a more multi-cultural children's literature section at Eiche Library.
Fisher with her husband and her daughter, Mia.

Determined to Succeed

Maria Fisher refuses to give up her dreams of an education
Literacy Alive Book Bundle

Literacy Alive!

Kappa Delta Pi spreads warmth and literacy with new service project
Students in ECE451

Puppet Power

Education and imagination combine in the classroom