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Curry School Researchers Land $1.35M Grant to Examine How Simulations Improve Math Skills During Teacher Preparation
The team is looking at improving general elementary teachers’ ability to effectively engage students with disabilities in mathematics instruction.
As an unprecedented academic year comes to a close, experts on distance learning from UVA’s Curry School reflect on what the pandemic has taught us about online learning – and how those lessons can guide us to a more open, accessible future for academia.
Researchers at the Curry School believe a simple relationship-building technique designed for classrooms can make a positive impact for families social distancing at home. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay.)
Robert H. Tai, associate professor of education at the Curry School, was named the recipient of the Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award. Below is an excerpt from a UVA Today article about the university teaching awards.
Mindful that not all of her students had equal access to the internet, Curry School associate professor Vivien Chabalengula chose to use more easily accessible tools to take her course online.
Curry School researchers built a video library that aims to improve early learners’ mathematics skills by providing free professional development for preschool teachers.
A new study at the University of Virginia provides insight into how educators and policymakers can improve the quality of preschool experiences for children from low-income families.
Pairing coaching with simulation-based teaching practice sessions boosts preservice teachers’ skills in classroom management.
UVA Researchers Ask: How Does This Popular Social-Emotional Learning Program Benefit Teachers and Students?
With a $3.3 million grant, researchers at the University of Virginia will conduct the largest study to date of RULER, a widely used social and emotional learning intervention.
Gail Lovette has an idea of how to improve reading performance in America’s elementary schools.
Curry School professor Robert Berry offers advice for parents whose children get easily frustrated by math – or just don’t seem that excited about it.
In 2019, CASTL faculty received a total of $12.4 million in new grant funding to research a range of topics spanning early childhood to postsecondary education.
The Gates Foundation awarded a $1.2 million grant to the Motivate Lab to conduct a study that aims to increase use of learning mindset-supportive practices in college access programs.
In the first of a two-part series, UVA professor Robert Berry discusses the state of math at the early childhood and elementary school levels, the national policy issues that influence how children are taught and how we can improve.
The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and Human Development’s online master’s programs have been ranked No. 3 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
Participants at the Connect Science Energy Institute will learn about effective social-emotional learning and teaching, service-learning and relevant content on energy and natural resources.
Among the 12 awardees from Virginia’s colleges and universities, Prof. Weltman will be recognized for exemplifying “the highest standards of teaching, scholarship and service” at a March ceremony in Richmond.
As IMPACT enters its second decade, two new studies provide evidence that IMPACT continues to support meaningful improvement in the effectiveness of DCPS teachers.