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Curry School Launches Website Detailing Lives of School, Building Namesakes

The new website is part of the school’s effort to explore the lives of its namesake and that of the associated Ruffner Hall, and will inform ongoing discussion around the future of the honorific namings.

 

Amy Gravino

UVA Hosts Inaugural Autism Hope Summit

The conference, hosted by UVA’s Supporting Transformative Autism Research team, welcomed more than 400 attendees from throughout the Commonwealth and beyond for a day of learning and connection.

 

Jay Hertel

Sports Medicine Professor Wants UVA to Be at Forefront of Wearable Sensor Revolution

Jay Hertel, a kinesiology professor in the Curry School of Education and Human Development, believes data from wearable sensors can help athletes immensely from an injury prevention and recovery standpoint.

 

Q&A: Understanding Adolescence in 2019

As Youth-Nex celebrates its 10th anniversary, two leading researchers on youth development break down how our understanding of adolescence has evolved over the past decade and what today’s teens need most from the adults in their lives.

 

Jessica Livingston and Bernadette Poerio

Video: Know Yourself November

Jessica and Bernadette are back to discuss events, programming and resources coming up during "Know Yourself November."

 

Johari Harris

Q&A: How Developing Moral Reasoning in Youth Helps Create a Better Democracy

As we approach the Youth-Nex 7th Conference, co-chair Johari Harris shares more about her work on equity, civil engagement and social justice.

 

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.

 

EP-ADS Grad Student Joins Network of Doctoral Scholars, a Program to Increase Faculty Diversity

Edward Scott, Jr., an Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Science Ph.D student, joins an elite group of doctoral scholars in a fellowship program to increase faculty diversity.

 

UVA’s Youth-Nex to Host Annual Conference on Dialogue and Democracy Nov. 12-13

On November 12-13th, 2019, Youth-Nex will host its 7th annual conference, “Dialoging for Democracy: Youth Moral Reasoning and Social Justice” (#YouthAct19).

 

Virginia Education Leaders Convene to Discuss Statewide Issues in Early Childhood Education

The policy summit is the third to be hosted as a collaborative effort between the Curry School, the UVA K-12 Advisory Council, the Virginia Department of Education, and the Office of the Secretary of Education.

 

UVA’s Curry School to Host ‘Virginia Autism Hope Summit’ November 16

The day-long conference will offer informational sessions, networking, and discussion for self-advocates, families and community members, and professionals with an interest in autism.

 

New Equity Center Aims to Create Thriving University-Community Partnerships

The UVA Equity Center, with Curry School professor Nancy Deutsch as a faculty director, will foster partnerships between Charlottesville-area community leaders and University faculty.

 

Video: Education in America Today with Louisiana Superintendent John White

Ahead of his on-Grounds conversation with the Curry School community, Louisiana State Superintendent John White discusses the state of American education with Curry School Dean Bob Pianta.

 

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.

 

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