Curriculum & Instruction

The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to advance knowledge and the practice of teaching and learning. We address the educational needs of a rapidly changing global society in democratic and socially just ways. Our teaching and research are rooted in a variety of academic disciplines. We value innovation and build upon the strengths of cultural and linguistic diversity.


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One Big Question

Three professors share their research-based ideas about how educators can increase underrepresented students’ access to and engagement with STEM content.

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Learning, Unscripted

Expert, Jennifer Keys Adair, explains how letting children follow their interests and passions improves classroom learning.