Way to go, Erin!

Click here for an article in Tulane News featuring our very own Erin Weisman. We are proud of Erin’s hard work and look forward to what is certain to be her bright future.  

Ashoka U Exchange 2016

Our Changemakers We had the privilege of participating in the Ashoka U Exchange last week. Below you will find a link to some of our photos and brief summaries of the experience from our faculty members. For a Flipagram of some of our photos, click here: ASHOKA U: Building Relationships Dr. Carol Whelan: The Ashoka…

SEL and Arts Integration

Our partnership with Dr. Amy McConnell Franklin continues to blossom. Our faculty spent the day with Dr. Franklin Monday, exploring ways to improve our program and to meet the social and emotional needs of ourselves and of our students. Later, at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Dr. Franklin presented strategies for creating a richer,…

DT Crash Course with Panamanian Teachers

Dr. Robert Connor, Director of Tulane’s English as a Second Language Program, is currently leading, teaching, and learning from Panamanian teachers who are here visiting through Tulane’s TESL courses, which provide abroad learning opportunities for Panamanian, Rwandan, Arabian, and Chinese students. This program offers a reciprocation for local teachers in the form of fully-funded teaching stints in Panama or Rwanda…

DT Challenge at Lil Lusher by Dr. Templet

I attended a Caring Counts meeting at Lil Lusher. The discussion turned to communication. The faculty discussed the school newsletter and website, tossing around ideas to enhance both. Since they were familiar with Design Thinking, I suggested I could have my class participate in a DT Challenge, and the issue would be the communication component…

Social-Emotional Learning

“[S]chools in both the United States and various other countries have begun to include social and emotional learning into their curriculums due to a variety of studies that have proven the benefits of getting into touch with one’s own emotions and others’ emotions. Elementary, middle, and high schools have all begun to include various activities…

Summer 2016 in Dublin

We are offering Classroom Management, Education in a Diverse Society, Children’s and Adolescent Literature, and The Culturally-Responsive Classroom in Dublin, Ireland June-July 2016. Psychology and SISE courses are also available! Click here for details: http://tpcpsummerabroad.wix.com/tulane

Welcome to Social Innovation in Education

Here you will find updates on our program’s recent initiative to integrate design thinking, social-emotional learning, and social innovation into our own daily practices, our courses, and in the classroom’s of our students who are practicing teachers and those training in our partner schools.