Education Department

Mapping Project Introduces Education Students to Computer Science Skills

Seniors in an education class have been learning valuable computer science skills to gain greater insight into the impact that policy decisions have had on some of the country’s biggest school districts.

New Hampton School Launches Teaching Fellowship

The following article was written by and featured on the New Hampton School website, and can be found here. It features three Bowdoin students, Alex Kogan, Isabella Vakkur, and Ian Ward, who were teaching fellows at New Hampton over winter break. New Hampton School welcomed four college-aged fellows to campus this January for a two-week […]

For Alternative Winter Break Students, It’s Personal

This January, two Alternative Winter Break groups stayed in Maine. One worked on the issue of homelessness, the other with refugee and immigrant education. A third group traveled to Vietnam to learn about the lingering aftermath of the Vietnam War.

C-SPAN Airs Professor Dorn’s Talk on Higher Education

Professor of Education Chuck Dorn recently offered his insights into U.S. universities and colleges last month in a talk he gave for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in Boston. His lecture was broadcast by C-SPAN.

Columbia’s Teachers College Praises ‘Skilled Researcher’ Chanwoong Baek ’12

Columbia University Teachers College Praises PhD candidate Baek for his skills as a researcher and an explainer.

Do Better Educated High School Teachers Improve College Graduation Rates?

Bowdoin education professor Doris Santoro tells the Bangor Daily News there are factors beyond the classroom that affect how successful high school students are when they go on to college.

“Naming the Moment, Building the Movement: Five Lenses for Education, Democracy, and Justice” with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro

On April 5, 2018, Dr. Kevin Kumashiro will lecture at Bowdoin:¬†What is happening right now in public education and in today’s so-called “reforms”?

Bowdoin’s Santoro Highlights Shortcomings of National Education Paper

Associate Professor of Education Santoro says a recent report by The Education Trust failed to tackle difficult issues regarding recruitment and retention of teachers in “hard-to-staff schools.”