College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

We have a history of creating dynamic, innovative programs and we are dedicated to continue creating innovative approaches in all areas of our work. We commit ourselves to seeking new ways to advance knowledge, solve problems, improve our professional practice and expand on our successes.


Kellar Institute of Human disabilities: Adapted Captions Through Interactive Video Project

The Adapted Captions Through Interactive Video (ACTIV) Project is funded through a Phase I Steppingstones of Technology Innovation for Students with Disabilities grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more...

Elementary Education: Professional Development Schools

In the Professional Development School Program, the partner schools function like teaching hospitals, where candidates learn on the job before becoming full-time teachers. Read more...

KIDLAB

KIDLAB (Krasnow Investigation of Development Learning and Behavior), a joint project with the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, is innovating ways to make the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) environment and experimentation more closely mimic learning environments and learning processes that occur in the real world. Research efforts are focused on investigating the cognitive neuro science of reasoning and attention processes. All of KIDLAB's practices are research-based and seek to provide interdisciplinary connections that will benefit health, medicine, and education.

Multilingual/Multicultural Education: Summer Institutes for Arabic and Chinese Teachers

The Multilingual/Multicultural Education program is actively engaged in filling the need for highly qualified teachers in languages identified by the United States Department of State as critical need. Read more...

Science Education: Making the Global Local

Erin Peters Burton is a co-Investigator on the NSF-Funded Grant, Making the Global Local - Unusual Weather Events as Climate Change Educational Opportunities. Read more...

Special Education: Web-based Community Resources

Training/Technical Assistance Centers (T/TAC) Online is a web-based community linking people and resources to help children and youth with disabilities developed by the Instructional Design and Development Immersion Program and the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities. Read more...