CASTL News


  • $10M IN FUNDING AWARDED TO CASTL RESEARCHERS IN 2018


    In 2018, CASTL faculty received nearly $10 million in new funding to research a variety of pressing issues facing the field of education. See the full list of funding in this article.

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  • CLOSING THE EARLY CHILDHOOD OPPORTUNITY GAP


    Representatives from Virginia school divisions met at the University of Virginia to improve teaching practice and alignment across preschool through third grade to ensure that every child has the experiences they need to be successful in school.

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  • CURRY SCHOOL STUDENTS WIN AWARD FOR CONNECTING TEACHER BURNOUT TO TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIPS


    At the Society for Prevention Research 2018 annual meeting, Curry graduate students Pilar Alamos and Cathy Corbin received an award for their poster examining the quality of teacher-student relationships as a target to prevent teacher burnout.

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Faculty in the News

Our most recent mentions in the press and guest posts:

  • VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE EXPANDS UVA’S KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM STATEWIDE


    UVAToday

    To better measure the skills kindergarteners need to succeed, the General Assembly recently funded the statewide expansion of CASTL's Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program.

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  • No, private schools aren’t better at educating kids than public schools. Why this new study matters.


    The Washington Post

    "University of Virginia researchers who looked at data from more than 1,000 students found that all of the advantages supposedly conferred by private education evaporate when socio-demographic characteristics are factored in. There was also no evidence found to suggest that low-income children or children enrolled in urban schools benefit more from private school enrollment."

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Events

CASTL faculty and students share their research at diverse conferences and events around the world. See what they have presented lately:

  • Connect Science Summer Institute Helps Teachers Integrate Science Into Service-Learning Programs


    Connect Science invites elementary school teachers to attend a professional development institute this summer. The 2018 Connect Science Summer Institute will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, June 19-22, and Brunswick, Maine, August 15-17.

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Get to Know CASTL


Turning Research Into Reality

CASTL's decade of research is making classroom teaching and learning better, from childcare to higher education

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Our Research Impact Across the Globe

See how CASTL's research impacts teachers, students, and future research across the globe

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Our Research Projects and Initiatives

CASTL's current research projects, focused on improving teaching and learning, span from infancy to higher education

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