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    February 10, 2017

    Education, Equity and Global Citizenship

    Here in the FSU College of Education, one of our greatest strengths is the collaboration of our faculty and students across all four departments on research that informs both policy and practice. Our latest efforts are focused on education, equity, and global citizenship. Topics covered include gender differences in math and science education, international teaching and learning, social […]

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    February 6, 2017

    Alumni Spotlight: Wilnic Gideon

    Name: Wilnic Gideon Major: Mathematics Education (B.S. ’10) What is your current job title? What does the position entail? I’m an assistant principal at a Title I High School in Palm Beach County, Florida. My job consists of assisting the principal in all duties related to helping the school reach the school improvement goals while […]

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    February 1, 2017

    Super Bowl Anxiety – How the Pros Manage Jitters

    The Super Bowl is one of the most watched events on the planet. On February 5, the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL will play for the 51st Super Bowl championship in Houston, TX. Millions will be watching, enthusiastically rooting for their favorite team. We spoke with Florida State University Sport Psychology […]

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    January 27, 2017

    FSU COE’s Must-Read List for Every College Student

    January 23-27, 2017, is Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!. The goal of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is to promote literacy throughout the state by raising awareness in your community and with students. The 2017 theme is “Literacy Changes Our World.” While the Florida Department of Education is urging schools across the state to get involved, we’d […]

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    September 1, 2016

    10 Reasons Teaching is One of the Best Careers Around

    Do you want to have a lasting impact on the world and young minds of today? If so, a career in education may be for you. Here, we’ve compiled the top 10 reasons to take on a career in teaching. 1. Exponential Impact As a teacher or instructor, it’s your job to guide the learning of all your students – […]

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    August 31, 2016

    Spotlight on the Career Path of an Education Leader

    Educational leadership is a noble profession. It combines academics, research, and practical teaching pedagogy that allows those with an advanced degree in education leadership to pursue a wide range of careers. Educational leaders can become advanced teachers, curriculum designers, education policymakers, and most commonly, administrators. We have a lot of information on the blog about […]

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    August 30, 2016

    Top 7 Reasons to Apply to the FSU College of Education

    School is back in session around the country and many high school seniors and recent bachelor’s graduates are embarking on the next step in their education and eventually their careers. The education industry is one of the best career paths for those who are looking to have an impact on the youth of today, make […]

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    August 25, 2016

    Why Come to FSU for Your Graduate Degree?

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    August 24, 2016

    Applying Social Sciences in Today’s World

    Today, studying society and the relationships of the people within society is crucial to the understanding of who we are, what we do, and where we are going in the future. As such, teachers who are able to educate students and impart the importance of social science are a rare commodity. A Ph.D. in Social […]

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    August 23, 2016

    What’s the Difference Between an EdD and a PhD in Education?

    There are two primary doctorate programs in the field of education: the Ed.D. (doctor of education) and the Ph.D. (doctor of philosophy). Both of these degrees are great for those who are pursuing a career in education, but each comes with its own focus. The best way to decide which degree best suits you is to […]

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    August 22, 2016

    13 Things You Didn’t Know About STEM

    If you’re pursuing a degree to enhance your career options, you’ll be glad to know that earning just about any degree will put you far ahead in the working world than someone who forgoes college altogether. But did you know that if you earn an education degree in STEM fields, you’ll be joining an ever-growing industry of […]

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    August 17, 2016

    7 Reasons Why You Should Get a Ph.D. in Education from FSU

    With a Ph.D. in Education, you will be able to influence others and impact learning policies. There are plenty of career opportunities at competitive wages and different areas you can specialize in with your studies. Below are the Top 7 reasons why you should earn your Ph.D. in Education from Florida State University. 1. Flexibility with […]

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    August 15, 2016

    Learning By Experience: Putting an Ed Psych PhD to Practice

    If you’re interested in getting a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, you may wonder what kind of jobs will be open for you when you finish. It’s an understandable concern given today’s very tight work environment. You don’t want to spend all that time getting a degree only to find you can’t get a job that […]

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    August 10, 2016

    Online Programs are the Key to the Future of Higher Education

    With recent advancements in technology, distance education has become readily available to students in most major universities across the country. Many higher ed administrators tout the ample benefits of online degree programs. Distance Education Trends According to Babson Survey Research Group, the number of college students enrolled in an online program in 2015 was up […]

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    August 5, 2016

    Special Ed Master’s Preps You to Work with Autistic Children

    Students who have autism is a growing demographic in today’s education industry. As more progressive approaches to education continue to improve access to students with disabilities, teachers who are able to support new teaching methodologies and who are trained to specifically work in that environment are going to be in demand. With a bachelor’s degree, […]

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    August 4, 2016

    Learn From the Best Educational Leadership Program in the South

    Florida State University is one of the best universities in the southeastern United States. For Colleges of Education, U.S. News & World Report ranks it #37 in the nation, tied with Penn State. The college offers a wide range of programs that are designed to help students pursue meaningful careers in the education industry, whether that’s […]

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    August 1, 2016

    Importance of STEM Education in Elementary School

    As a nation, our education industry has recognized a shortcoming in our students. We’ve fallen behind other industrialized countries in terms of STEM-related fields, which include Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Not only does a STEM-focused education open students to new subjects, it also allows for different learning methodologies to be utilized. Creativity in class structure […]

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    July 28, 2016

    What Can You Do With a Graduate Degree in Math Education?

    With the growing importance placed on efficiency, big data, and technology by corporations all over the world,  highly-educated math teachers are increasingly in demand. The U.S. Bureau of Statistics states that the market for Ph.D.s in math education and related fields will grow by 23% between 2012 and 2022, and mean salary is predicted to […]

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    July 26, 2016

    What Is Educational Psychology?

    How do we learn? Why do we learn the way we do? Why is learning sometimes so difficult? Educational psychology strives to answer these questions. It is the study of how people learn, retain and use information. Just as we learn in a variety of settings, educational psychologists work in a variety of settings. An […]

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    July 21, 2016

    Top Careers for an Ed.D. Graduate

    A Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) is an advanced degree in the education field. It differs from a Ph.D. in that it is designed for a practitioner as opposed to a researcher. Those who pursue an Ed.D. do so because they have an interest in education policy, how it impacts teaching process and practice, and how it can […]

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