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New App Aids Busy Preschool Teachers

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Busy preschool teachers now have a mobile app they can turn to for quick activities to make every minute of the day an opportunity for preschoolers to learn. Lee Pesky Learning Center in partnership with Boise State University and The …

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Evelyn Johnson, Carrie Semmelroth

Evelyn Johnson, professor, and Carrie Semmelroth, project coordinator, in the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies, presented “Validating an Observation Tool to Measure Special Education Teacher Effectiveness” at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in …

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Evelyn Johnson

A column by Evelyn Johnson, professor in the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies and executive director of Lee Pesky Learning Center, was published in the Idaho Statesman. Titled “To improve Idaho kids’ reading skills, support teachers,” it …

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Evelyn Johnson and Carrie Semmelroth

Evelyn Johnson, professor, and Carrie Semmelroth, project coordinator, both in the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies, presented a poster about the Recognizing Effective Special Education Teachers (RESET) observation tool at the Pacific Coast Research Conference (PCRC) on …

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Evelyn Johnson and Carrie Semmelroth

Evelyn Johnson, professor, and Carrie Semmelroth, project coordinator, in the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies, have published an article in the journal Assessment for Effective Intervention with two other co-authors. The other co-authors are Jennifer Allison, Pike …

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Stacy Pearson Selected Idaho Business Review’s “Woman of the Year”

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Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration at Boise State, was named Idaho Business Review’s Woman of the Year at a Feb. 26 ceremony.

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Evelyn Johnson and Carrie Semmelroth

Evelyn Johnson, associate professor of special education and the executive director of the Lee Pesky Learning Center, and Carrie Semmelroth, coordinator of the TATERS and RESET projects, presented a poster titled “Sources of Variance in a Special Education Observation Tool” at the Pacific Coast Research Conference in San Diego on Feb. 8.

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Evelyn Johnson

Evelyn Johnson, associate professor of special education at Boise State University and the executive director of the Lee Pesky Learning Center, will help lead a discussion on the quandary of whether to medicate children who are exhibiting severe behavioral problems …

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Four from Boise State Honored as IBR Women of the Year

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Stacy Pearson, Trisha Stevens Lamb, Evelyn Johnson and Betti Newburn have been selected for the annual award, which recognizes 50 women from across Idaho.

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Special Education Prof Runs Alternate NYC Marathon on Nov. 11

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Evelyn Johnson, executive director of the Lee Pesky Learning Center and professor of special education at Boise State University, will run 26.2 miles in the Boise area in lieu of the New York City Marathon, starting at 9 a.m. on …

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Evelyn Johnson, Gina Hopper and Carrie Semmelroth

Three members of the College of Education are among the four authors of an article for Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal.

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Beyond the Blue Podcast: Understanding Learning Disabilities with Evelyn Johnson

Learning disabilities are common among U.S. children, affecting about 1 in 10 children nationally. In this podcast, Evelyn Johnson discusses the challenges in diagnosis and effective intervention strategies.

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