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Teaching Inclusion

UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development is leading a major initiative to increase racial, religious and ethnic inclusion in classrooms, thanks to a $1 million gift from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

 

University of Virginia Curry School of Education & Human Development Receives $1M from Bank of America to Launch Initiative that Focuses on Promoting Inclusion

Initiative Will Support K-16 Teachers Nationwide with Research-based Approaches to Increase Racial, Religious and Ethnic Inclusion

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Rose Sebastian

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

Student Spotlight: Ed Policy Doctoral Candidate Starts as a Student Teacher, Now Studies Policies to Support Teachers' Development

Jessalynn James, an Ed Policy Ph.D candidate, talks about her work on teacher assessments and the culture at EdPolicyWorks

 

Q&A: Castleman Seeks to Nudge First-Generation Students Over the Finish Line

Ben Castleman gained attention with a text-message-based approach to encouraging first-generation students to enroll in college. He’s now seeking to help them finish degrees.

 

Understanding the Benefits of School Diversity in the Majority-Minority Age

As the U.S. moves toward a “diverse-majority” society, UVA professor Joanna Williams reviews the education research and shares what schools and communities can do to promote equity.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Faith Peddie

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Ariel Cornett

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

University Funding Propels Education Research at the Curry School of Education and Human Development

Thanks to funding from UVA’s Strategic Investment Fund, eight recent faculty hires at the Curry School are working to take the school’s research portfolio to the next level.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Stephan Bodkin

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

Virginia Legislature Expands UVA’s Kindergarten Readiness Program Statewide

With funding from the General Assembly, the commonwealth will require all school divisions to implement a suite of kindergarten readiness assessments developed by Curry School researchers.

 

Earlier Autism Diagnosis Means Better Outcomes for Rural Children

Across the country, families wait an average of three years between noticing signs of autism and receiving a diagnosis. Micah Mazurek and her colleagues are seeking to close that gap.

 

First-Generation UVA and Local Students Are Rising Together

A mentoring program started and led by fourth-year Youth and Social Innovation student Bryan Christ pairs UVA students with local high-schoolers, many of them working to be the first in their families to attend college.

 

Ed Policy Student Wins Bankard Fellowship to Study Principal Effectiveness

Aliza Husain, a rising 5th year in the Ed Policy MPP/Ph.D program, received a $15,000 pre-doctoral fellowship to continue her research on principal effectiveness and how principals affect teacher quality.

 

Student Spotlight: Triple ’Hoo Shares Thoughts on Ed Policy Research and Earning Her 4th UVA Degree

Katharine Meyer, a rising 5th year in the Ed Policy Ph.D. program, reflects on her UVA experience, her passion for studying education inequality and her hopes of becoming a quadruple ’Hoo.

 

Speech-Language Pathology Student: Perception is Subjective

Drawing life advice from her education in speech-language pathology, Curry School student Madeline Seymour shared her insights in a column for the Cavalier Daily.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Bryan VanGronigen

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

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