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Study Finds Student Perception Surveys Can Tell Us a Lot About Teaching

03/12/17

A new study finding, published in the latest issue of the American Educational Research Journal, shows that adolescents’ perceptions can provide valuable and reliable information a

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New UVA Research Lab Develops Scalable Strategies to Tackle Large Societal Problems

03/08/17

By combining behavioral insights, data science, interactive technologies with deep practitioner partnerships, the Nudge4<\sup> lab aims to address a range of national challeng

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Student Spotlight: Christina Mulcahy Discusses Her Early Math Work and Mentoring Experience at Curry

03/02/17

VEST fellow, Christina Mulcahy, shares more about why she chose Curry and how her doctoral training has influenced her research interests.

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From Television to Online: Prof Cabell Guides Good Language Practice in Children’s Media

02/28/17

Prof. Cabell shares her experience as part of Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. preschool advisory panel, which gives feedback on the educational elements of Nick Jr.’s media content for kids

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New National Initiative Connects Researchers with Entrepreneurs to put Ed Tech to the Test

02/22/17

University of Virginia and Jefferson Education Accelerator launch national database of education researchers to bridge the gap between innovation and efficacy

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UVA’s Castleman, Doleac Launch Interactive New Program to Reduce Recidivism

02/22/17

Program aims to engage incarcerated individuals with communities, opportunities for success after incarceration

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Study Finds Academic Growth of African American Students Fostered Best by High Expectations

02/15/17

Researchers at UVA have found an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to fostering academic growth in elementary school students.

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EdPolicyWorks Launches Spring Ed Policy Seminars

01/25/17

The Education Policy Seminars kick off this week with five topnotch speakers visiting EdPolicyWorks throughout the spring semester.

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White House Honors Curry Professor’s Work to Get Children Off to a Strong Start

01/23/17

Daphna Bassok, recognized for her efforts to ensure high-quality early childhood experiences for all children, explains that it benefits children, families and society.

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Study Identifies a Key to Preventing Disruptive Behavior in Preschool Classrooms

01/23/17

Disruptive behavior can lead to a host of negative consequences for preschoolers. UVA researchers have found a strategy that reduced such behavior in the long term.

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Study Finds Parents are Key in Generating Teenagers’ Long-Term Interest in STEM

01/17/17

Researchers at the University of Virginia, the University of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago have found a promising way to increase adolescents’ interest in the fields of s

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Nine UVA Education Faculty, 3 Alumni Named to Influential Scholars List

01/11/17

Once again, members of the Curry School faculty and alumni have been named to the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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This UVA Center is Making Classrooms Better, from Child Care to Grad School

01/09/17

UVA Today article highlights work of CASTL.

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Post-Doc Alumna Reflects on the Mentoring at Curry, How It Advanced Her Career

01/05/17

VEST post-doc alumna, Alison Baroody, discusses the support and opportunities she received at the Curry School and how it shaped her professional life.

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Joy Story: Student Volunteers Create Year Round Toy Library for Children

12/20/16

UVA Today article features Curry students who have created a toy library for children at Gordon Ave Public Library.

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This Alumna is Getting Noticed for Teaching Tolerance in Her Classroom

12/16/16

UVA Today article on Curry alumna Leslie Wills-Taylor who received the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching

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VEST Alumna Uses Curry Training as Springboard for Future Work with Communities of Color

12/05/16

VEST alumna, Riana Anderson, discusses her work since graduating from UVA and the intervention she developed focusing on parent-child communication and racial socialization.

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Youth-Nex Receives $550,000 to Study Reducing Racial & Ethnic Inequalities in Academic Achievement

11/29/16

Students’ relationships with one another may be an important untapped resource for promoting learning and reducing racial and ethnic academic inequalities.

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New VPI+ Website Gives Educators Quick Access to Free High-Quality Online Resources

11/24/16

The VPI+ website provides quick access to over 150 educational video clips, as well as Read More

New Online Program Aims to Strengthen Teacher-Student Relationships, Promote Classroom Engagement

11/16/16

Building strong relationships with all students in a classroom is the goal of a new online learning program for teachers designed at the University of Virginia’s Center for Advance

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