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Two SURP Interns Describe How They are Preparing for Grad School at U.Va.

06/24/15

Two SURP interns share their experiences with preparing for graduate school while working on a project with Patrick Tolan and Joanna Lee Williams

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Prof. Gibbs Named National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

06/23/15

Chloe Gibbs, an assistant professor and faculty at EdPolicyWorks, receives prestigious award from NAEd and Spencer Foundation to support her research on full-day kindergarten.

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Two SURP Interns Discuss Why They Chose U.Va. for Research and More

06/18/15

Two SURP interns share their reasons for engaging in research at U.Va. while working on a project with Nancy Deutsch and Valerie Futch.

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Undergrad Researching Diet & Exercise As Part of NIH Summer Internship Program

06/17/15

Max Gaitan is spending his summer conducting research on the impact of diet and exercise on youth and college students as part of the STEP-UP program.

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Student Spotlight: Katherine Ross Creates a Social Emotional and Mindfulness Research Agenda

06/15/15

Katherine Ross, a Ph.D student in the Education Psychology-Applied Developmental Science (EP-ADS) Program, discusses her research agenda studying social and emotional development a

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Tips to Beat the Heat and Keep Kids Active This Summer

06/15/15

Summer’s hot and humid days have officially arrived. Summer is also a great time to keep children active. How do we safely combine active play with hot days?

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Curry Student Youngest Player on US Women’s World Cup Team

06/10/15

At 22 years old, Curry School of Education student Morgan Brian is the youngest player on the U.S. Women’s National Team currently playing in the 2015 World Cup.

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Va. Legislature Awards Researchers $1M to Assess Kindergarten Readiness

06/08/15

Researchers' suite of assessments to gauge children’s readiness for kindergarten and guide teachers in their lesson plans will now be scaled statewide.

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Alumna and Board Member Named Dean at University of Richmond

05/28/15

Jamelle Wilson (M.T. ’91, English Ed; Ed.D. ’02 Admin & Supv) was named dean of the University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

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Nepal’s Heartache Not So Far Away for Curry School Alum Trevor Patzer

05/22/15

Nepal may seem a long way from Virginia, but for Trevor Patzer (M.Ed. ’04 Admin & Supv), the Asian country is very close in heart – and it was especially so after the devastating e

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CASTL Plays Vital Role in ‘Bold and Innovative’ VPI Plus

05/18/15

The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) at the University of Virginia, will play a vital role in transforming Virginia’s existing State Preschool Program int

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Ed Policy Student Wins AERA-MET Dissertation Fellowship to Study Changes in Teaching Practice

05/15/15

Mindy Adnot will study changes in teachers' practices after being awarded a $20,000 Dissertation Award from AERA-MET Fellowship Program.

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Class of 2015: Grad Creates Community with ‘Bring Your Own Cup’

05/13/15

Karen Connors’ idea to bring together Curry School of Education members turned cups of coffee into something more.

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Researchers Aim to Sneak Some Science Into Elementary School Reading Lessons

05/13/15

As mandated literacy instruction increasingly crowds science ed out of the elementary school classroom, researchers are seeking to fold some authentic science experiences back in.

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Study: Threat Assessment Teams are Making a Positive Impact in Virginia Schools

05/12/15

In the first year of statewide implementation, teams of school administrators and other staff have headed off 96 percent of the threatened behavior, according to a new report.

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Student Profile: Carol Paxton Focuses on What Teachers Need to be Successful

05/05/15

Carol Paxton is an Institute of Education Sciences Predoctoral Fellow in the Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science program.

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Oral History Project Finding ‘Unique Vantage Point’ of Civil Rights Era Teachers

04/29/15

Prof. Alridge documents stories of civil rights era teachers who “exercised immense courage, inside and outside the classrooms.”

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U.Va. Partners with Louisville Schools to Study Health and Wellness Curriculum

04/29/15

The program includes lessons on mindfulness, contemplative movements, nutrition knowledge, and social and emotional skills for effective interpersonal relationships.

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Visiting scholar seeks and finds future collaboration with CASTL

04/27/15

Christine Rubie-Davies, a professor in Education at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, will say goodbye to the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) this

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Student Profile: Amy Roberts Wants Her Research to Impact Teachers and Policy Makers

04/20/15

Student Profile: Amy Roberts Wants her Research to Impact Teachers as well as Policy Makers

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