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Ten Years of CASTL Research: Impact on Research, Teachers, and Students


CASTL’s ten years of research has produced over $55,000,000 in grant funding, over 550 publications, and a lasting impact on over 80,000 teachers across 50 states and 37 countries.

News Radio WINA Features CASTL research on Benefits of Warm, Demanding Teachers


Lia Sandilos, Research Associate and Post Doc at Curry School of education at The University of Virginia talks with News Radio WINA about new study findings ... read more

VKRP Launches New Website, Plans to Expands Assessment Program In Coming Year


The Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program (VKRP), implemented by the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education,

CASTL’s Motivate Lab Awarded Multiple Grants to Study Impact of Learning Mindsets in Higher Ed


As students enter college and prepare for the workforce, what motivates them to learn and persist? What pathways lead them to successful, fulfilling careers? These are questions re

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


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

Prof. Hulleman’s Research on Teens Interest in STEM Featured on EdWeek Blog


High schoolers parents play an important role in influencing their child's interest in STEM subjects and career. ... read more

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


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

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


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

Prof. Williford Joins National Summit on Early Childhood Education


Amanda Williford, research associate professor at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, was one of several faculty members invited to attend a National Summit on Early Childhood Education in Orlando, Florida. ... read more

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


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

New York Magazine Blog Cites Prof. Hulleman’s Meta Analysis of Motivation Interventions


A meta-analysis conducted by Prof. Hulleman was referenced and linked to by New York Magazine’s Science of Us Blog. ... read more

Three Early Education Articles by CASTL Researches Make Ten-Most Cited List


Three articles produced by research faculty at the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) were among the top ten most-cited articles in the journal of Early Education and Development (EE&D) over the past five years. ... read more

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