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Study: DC Public School’s Teacher Evaluation System Continues to Improve Teacher Workforce

As IMPACT enters its second decade, two new studies provide evidence that IMPACT continues to support meaningful improvement in the effectiveness of DCPS teachers.

 

Chad Prather

Love Thy Neighbor: Alumnus Making Mark as High School Teacher in Nashville

Chad Prather, who partnered with the Charlottesville High School choir on a moving anthem after “Unite the Right” violence, has earned high praise and numerous awards as a high school teacher in Nashville.

 

Virginia Preschool Initiative Plus Significantly Impacts School Community

An early childhood education program in Virginia helped improve children’s school readiness and strengthen supports and relationships within school communities

 

Carol Tomlinson

Renowned Educator and Scholar Carol Tomlinson Defined a New Way of Teaching

“Differentiated instruction” counters the prevalent system of placing similar students on “tracks” or “levels.” In fact, Tomlinson argues, there are no such thing as “similar students.”

 

The Power of Place: Future Social Studies Teachers Learn from Montpelier

Students in Associate Professor Patrice Grimes's class spent a Saturday at James Madison’s home, talking about how to teach the legacies of freedom and slavery.

 

What Exactly Makes Some College Professors Shine In The Classroom?

What is that something that makes a professor a favorite? UVA researchers built and are piloting a new observational tool designed to identify what makes a class session engaging and effective.

 

Quan Jones, a master’s student at UVA studying to become a teacher, assists local English learners with building a marshmallow catapult

Summer Camp for English Learners Launches Teaching, Learning – and Marshmallows

A summer camp collaboration between UVA and Charlottesville City Schools helps English learners adjust to life in Charlottesville while giving teachers-in-training valuable hands-on experience.

 

Back-To-School Tools for Those Who Support Students

Students and educators, from kindergartners through college seniors, are headed back to school this month, and UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development offers abundant resources to promote educational success.

 

Curry School Launches Three Undergraduate Teacher Education Majors

In a major restructuring of its Teacher Education program for the first time since the 1980s, the Curry School of Education and Human Development is launching three new majors that will lead to teacher licensure without requiring a master’s degree.

 

Q&A: ‘The Hate U Give’ Offers Valuable Lessons in Media Stereotypes

We sat down with assistant professor Valerie Adams-Bass, who researches negative media stereotypes of African American youth, to discuss how “The Hate U Give” provides a unique teaching opportunity for students.

 

Photo of Robert Tai standing in a brick corridor wearing a blue shirt

How Students Become Scientists

The importance of science education is growing, but students’ interest in science declines as they get older. With a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UVA professor Robert Tai wants to help figure out why.

 

Two Curry School Faculty Win University Teaching Awards

Professor of Kinesiology Art Weltman and Assistant Professor of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education Jennifer Pease were among 13 UVA faculty members honored this week with University-wide teaching awards.

 

Local Students Pilot New UVA Curriculum Combining Computers, Rain and Playgrounds

The team used a large grant from the National Science Foundation to help students program and use a computer-based model of water runoff and test their playground designs at Walker Upper Elementary School.

 

UVA Basketball Players Celebrate Their Most Impactful Professors

Cavalier men’s basketball player Jack Salt named Curry School's Ann Boyce as one of his most impactful professors. (Photo by Matt Riley, UVA Athletics)

 

UVA Researches Student Character Development in EL Education Schools

Researchers at the University of Virginia recently received a grant to conduct a two-year study on character development among students in EL Education schools.

 

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