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Caring for Black Male Students Requires More Than Good Intentions, According to Education Study
Mar. 01, 2017
Assistant Professor Sepehr Vakil was part of a research team that observed relationships between black male teachers and students in a recent study.

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.

Diane Pedrotty Bryant serves as guest editor for the journal TEACHING Exceptional Children
Feb. 26, 2017
Department of Special Education professor and MCPER project director, Mathematics Institute, Diane Pedrotty Bryant recently served as the guest editor for a special series on intensifying interventions for students with persistent and severe mathematics difficulties in the journal TEACHING Exceptional Children. The special series includes articles authored by prominent mathematics researchers…

Assistant Professor Jessica Toste Talks GLSEN Protecting Our LGBTQ Students
Feb. 24, 2017

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.

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.

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.

“Teachers Learning Together” Gives New Insights to KHE Faculty
Feb. 20, 2017
Teachers Learning Together was a two-day event in which KHE faculty observed their colleagues--not to evaluate but to learn.

Curriculum and Instruction Professors Part of Trio to Receive National Grant Establishing an American Fitness Center in Shanghai
Feb. 15, 2017
Dr. Louis Harrison Dr. Xiaofen Keating Professors Xiaofen Keating and Louis Harrison, Jr. in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the College of Education and Professor Huaiyin Li from the Center for East Asia Studies of the College of Liberal Arts, all of The University…

Alumni Kathy Dieringer, BS '84 and Michael O’Shea BS '68 inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Hall of Fame
Feb. 09, 2017
Kinesiology and Health Education Alumni Kathy Dieringer and Mike O’Shea have been inducted into NATA’s Class of 2017 Hall of Fame. This prestigious honor recognizes those who advance the field of athletic training through dedicated service, leadership and professionalism. Kathy Dieringer Kathy has been a professional leader…