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Research Reduces Barriers Medical Providers Face in Treating Children with Autism

The study offers promising insight into improving care for children with autism, a population that has increased consistently over the last decade.

 

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Is Your Adolescent Getting Enough Sleep? 3 Things Every Parent Should Know

Social, academic and biological pressures are just a few of the factors that are pushing adolescents to go bed later and later, according to Curry School professor Joanna Lee Williams.

 

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Aspiring Triple 'Hoo Takes Teaching Skills Abroad

Jimmy Edwards had just begun working toward an Ed.D. at the Curry School — on track to earn his third degree from UVA — when he decided he wanted to teach abroad. Now, with a two-year teaching position at a top international school in Peru and online courses at UVA, he’s doing both.

 

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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.

 

Faculty Spotlight: How Hoops Was a Sanctuary for This UVA Professor

As a child whose family was hurt by addiction, basketball was an outlet for UVA associate professor Joseph Williams. His life experiences are now a driving force behind his research.

 

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Q&A: Curry Grad Turns Her Attention to Special Cafe in Charlottesville

Katie Kishore lost her husband, Kris, to cancer two weeks after their second daughter was born. Kishore is starting Kindness Cafe + Play to honor her husband and employ people like her daughter Kiran, who has Down syndrome.

 

Letting Children Play Hooky When They're Little Can Have Long-Term Consequences

When it comes to school attendance, how many missed days are too many? UVA Today asked Robert C. Pianta, the dean of the Curry School.

 

UVA Honors Daphna Bassok Among Leading Researchers

The inaugural Research Achievement Awards featured University leaders handing out 13 honors to UVA’s most outstanding researchers working on projects ranging from education policy to precision medicine to police-community relations.

 

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Graduate Counseling Students Get a Lesson in Advocacy

Last week, students in the Curry School's school counseling master’s program traveled to Richmond to meet with legislators, network with future colleagues and advocate for their profession.

 

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Q&A: We Know How to Teach Reading. Why Aren’t Students Getting Better at It?

Gail Lovette has an idea of how to improve reading performance in America’s elementary schools.

 

5 Tips to Get Your Children Excited About Math

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.

 

Hoo-rizons: Pole Vaulter Takes Her Shot at the 2020 Olympics

Curry School alumna Bridget Guy, a three-time All-American, is hoping to qualify for this summer’s Olympics in Tokyo.

 

$12.4M in Funding Awarded to CASTL Researchers in 2019

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.

 

Gates Foundation Awards UVA $1.2M for Learning Mindset Study

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.

 

Q&A: Curry Professor Studies the Most Effective Ways to Teach Math – and Make It Fun

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.

 

Q&A: Alumna Reflects on Curry Experiences & Her Work Now

Educational Psychology alumna Eileen Merritt discusses her experience in the VEST program, and how she used it as a springboard for her career in research.

 

Curry School’s Online Graduate Programs Rocket to No. 3 in U.S. News & World Report

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.

 

2020 Connect Science Energy Institute Open for Registration

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.

 

UVA Education Scholars Rise in 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Of the eight UVA education scholars named to the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, six increased their rank in 2020.

 

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Joseph Williams' research aims to understand why students succeed despite adversity. (Photo by Jeneene Chatowsky.)

 

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