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Teaching through Text Messages

IP&T Master’s Student Cade Dopp Brings Tech to Education in Rural Ghana

BYU IP&T master’s student Cade Dopp spent July 2017 in a small village in Ghana piloting a text message-based tutoring system with junior high students. Funding came from the Ballard Center Y Prize Challenge.

The Power of Choices And Striving for Your Highest Potential

2014 national middle school principal of the year, Sheena Alaiasa shares personal journey to help Polynesian students succeed

“E kulia I ka nu’u”, or “strive for your highest potential,” was the recent Kaha Nui Summit’s theme. Sponsored by the McKay School’s Counseling Psychology and…

New Study Links Brain Stem Volume and Aggression in Autism

New research from BYU’s autism experts is providing clues into the link between aggression and autism — clues the team hopes will eventually lead to more…

Picking Teams and Picking Music in P.E.

BYU education professor finds music helps and picking teams publicly hurts when helping kids try to enjoy exercise

Experiences for kids in P.E. can have long-lasting effects. Being picked last for a team may be humiliating in the moment, but could also have lasting…

BYU School Psychology Program Honored Nationally for Quantity and Quality of Research

The BYU school psychology program was recently named the No. 1 program out of 136 of its kind in faculty research productivity.

That means the faculty do more, higher-quality research than any other group of school psychology professors in the United States.

The three top…

Inclusive Education for Students with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

BYU’s David O. McKay School recently hosted guest lecturer Erik Carter, a special education professor at Vanderbilt University, who spoke on the rising promise…