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Educational Psychology Professor Kevin Cokley Selected as a Fellow in UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

March 13, 2017

Cokley's induction into the Academy distinguishes him as a top educator in the UT System, and recognizes his leadership and commitment to improving teaching and fostering instructional innovation.

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Carol Fletcher Featured in Article about High-Tech Firms Funding CS Classes

March 6, 2017

This year, companies and educators are making a push at the Legislature in hopes of formalizing and garnering more financial backing for computer science programs in high schools.

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Caring for Black Male Students Requires More Than Good Intentions, According to Education Study

March 1, 2017

Assistant Professor Sepehr Vakil was part of a research team that observed relationships between black male teachers and students in a recent study.

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MCPER receives $3.2 million federal grant to conduct a randomized controlled trials study on algebra readiness

Feb. 27, 2017

The new four-year project will focus on sixth and seventh grade students who receive daily intensive intervention from their mathematics teachers.

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Want to Motivate Students While Fostering Their Autonomy? New Research from UT Austin Can Help.

Feb. 22, 2017

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin may have some help for parents and educators attempting to locate that sweet spot between giving students just enough direction to succeed and allowing them autonomy.

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Teacher Education Forum Showcases “Interlanguage” of Bilingual Students

Feb. 21, 2017

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction welcomed Dr. Kathy Escamilla on February 17th as part of its Spring Teacher Education Forum for graduate students and faculty.

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KHE Jeopardy Team Wins 4th Championship

Feb, 20, 2017

Two teams from UT’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, coached for the third year by Lecturer Michelle Harrison, wanted to establish Texas as the first back-to-back winner in the competition.

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