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Reducing Teachers’ Stress Leads to Higher Quality Classrooms

Teachers who regularly use stress-reducing strategies increase their abilities to cope with the demands of the career and are positioned to be more effective teachers.

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Fourth Year Ana Mendelson accommodates theater for local kids with sensory challenges Back in summer 2013 Ana Mendelson was working with a young girl in the Charlottesville area who had a developmental disability. One day they tried going to a local movie theater. “She had a completely overwhelming experience,” Mendelson said. They tried sitting in different […]

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  • Forgotten Trailblazers

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  • Spheres of Influence
    Virginia has enjoyed a steady flow of good news about education in recent months: Both fourth- and eighth-grade students outperformed their nationwide peers in reading and mathematics on the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress. The dropout rate among Virginia students has decreased to 5.2 percent, compared with 8.7 percent in 2008; 90.5 percent earned […]
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Curry Blog

  • The Curry Teaching Fellowship
    Teacher preparation has traditionally been the work of universities, while induction into the profession and mentor teacher training have been

  • Educators as Entrepreneurs
    For over a decade I’ve worked in the field of education in many capacities: as a high school history teacher,

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Student Spotlight

Caitlin McDaniel
MEd Candidate
Kinesiology - Adapted Physical Education

At the UVA Kinesiology Department, professors make an effort to know and mentor you. Classmates want to study, commiserate, and have fun together. Everyone here is cheering for your success.

Alumni Spotlight

Diane M. Browder
Ph.D. '81, M.Ed., '76 Lake and Edward Snyder Professor of Special Education 2011 Recipient of O. Max Gardner Award for Research
Special Education

The PhD program in Special Education at UVA asked me the hard questions when I was a student and so taught me to be a scholar.

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