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New Study Shows Improving child-teacher interactions can reduce preschoolers’ stress levels


A new finding published by Bridget Hatfield and Amanda Williford shows "Banking Time", an intervention developed at the University of Virginia, helps reduce children's stress levels. ... read more

Prof. Hamre Reflect on Cultivating Focus as Guest Author for Curry Blog


Much of my current work is about helping people focus on what really matters, especially in the early childhood education environment. In reflecting on the year, I am struck by several lessons I am learning about the importance of focus . Here are a few that are transferrable to other areas of life, too.

Prof. Williford Stresses Importance of High-Quality Early Childhood Education in PBS Special


Prof. Amanda Williford, Research Associate Professor at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, is featured in a PBS special program called “The Building Blocks of Our Future: A Look at Quality Early Education.” The progra ... read more

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


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

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


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

Prof. Cabell Speaks at Brookings Institution on Role of Knowledge Building in Language Instruction


Sonia Cabell, Research Faculty at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education spoke at the Brooking Institute to share the latest research on best practices for language development. ... read more

Holland Banse Awarded Fellowship to Study Effective Learning Environments for ELL Students


Holland Banse, a doctoral student in the educational psychology program at UVA’s Curry School of Education, has been awarded a $20,000 stipend as part of the American Educational R

Prof. Cabell Highlighted by IES as Early Career Scholar to Receive Grant Award


As part of the Institute of Education Sciences’ (IES) mission to support the work of scholars who are early in their independent research careers, Dr. Sonia Cabell was featured on the Inside IES Research blog as one of four early career sch ... read more

Prof. Roksa Pens Chapter in New Book on the Convergence of K-12 and Higher Education Policies


Josipa Roksa, an associate professor at Curry and researcher at CASTL and EdPolicyWorks, pens a chapter in a new unprecedented book edited by two Curry alumni. ... read more

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