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How to Safely Resume Exercise in the Summer Heat – Amid a Global Pandemic

Kinesiology professors Jason Allen and Arthur Weltman provide some tips for returning to exercise during the hot summer months.

 

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Going with the FLHO: Curry School Implements New Flexible Learning Model

Wondering what this fall will look like at the Curry School? Our online team breaks down five core elements of the Curry School’s new safe, flexible hybrid learning model.

 

Education Pioneer Walter N. Ridley Persisted in Pursuing Knowledge

Ridley, the first Black student to graduate from UVA in 1953 – just part of his illustrious career in higher education – garnered the respect of the University community, from deans to janitors.

 

Connecting Mathematics Education to Social Justice Issues

Using lessons about social justice to increase students’ connection to mathematics is a way to show how mathematics can be a tool to critique and improve the world.

 

Survey: Most VA High Schoolers Agree SROs Make Them Feel Safer, Some Disagree

While most Virginia 9th through 12th grade students and staff agree that school resource officers make them feel safer, students answered both that question and others differently by racial and ethnic group.

 

Q&A: Why the Science of Reading is as Important as Ever

A UVA professor of reading education says that some children will need higher levels of intensive, targeted reading instruction at the beginning of this school year.

 

Researchers Awarded $1.4M Grant Supporting Teachers in Their Work with Students with Disabilities

The research team is developing a set of resources to help teachers create positive engagement and academic achievement for K-12 students with disabilities.

 

UVA and Charlottesville City Schools Partner to Host Virtual Freedom School

The Curry School’s Center for Race and Public Education in the South (CRPES) and the Charlottesville City School System have partnered to open Virginia's next Freedom School.

 

Researchers Awarded $4M Grant to Study ‘Read Well’ Program

Professor Emily Solari will lead a team of researchers to evaluate the Reading Well program’s impact on first grade children.

 

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Muscle by Muscle, This UVA Startup Company is Revolutionizing Sports Medicine and Beyond

Three UVA professors, including the Curry School's Joe Hart, aim to transform sports medicine and how the world views human muscle by turning MRI data into 3-D reports that can better treat a wide range of muscle conditions.

 

Building a Career in Educational Research

Experience working with Curry School projects helps early-career researchers clarify their research goals and land promising job opportunities.

 

UVA Renames Building for Walter Ridley, First African American to Earn Doctoral Degree

The Board of Visitors’ unanimous vote came after a University committee recommended renaming Ruffner Hall, the longtime home of UVA’s education school.

 

Study: Teachers Don’t Uniformly Benefit From New English Language Learner Policies

Massachusetts requires its entire teacher population earn an English language learning endorsement. New research shows a variety of factors are influencing how teacher educators interpret and teach that policy.

 

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.

 

Class of 2020: Casedy Thomas

First-generation college student Casedy Thomas grew up dreaming of attending UVA, but wasn’t sure it would ever happen. On Saturday, she’ll become a “Double Hoo” – and a doctor, to boot.

 

Class of 2020: Claire Janek

Claire Janek wasn’t afraid to try new things during her time on Grounds, a mentality that will continue after she graduates from the Curry School and heads to Africa.

 

Curry School Renaming Recommendation Referred to University Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors has final say on recommendations, which include renaming the school and renaming Ruffner Hall to honor Walter Ridley, the first African American to earn a UVA doctoral degree.

 

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Finding the New Normal of Online Learning

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.

 

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