Curriculum and Instruction News

Carol Fletcher Discusses How Computer Science Can Positively Impact STEM’s Branding
May. 11, 2017

Sampson Recognized with National Science Teachers Association Fellow Award
May. 10, 2017
Victor Sampson Victor Sampson, associate professor of curriculum and instruction and director of the Center for STEM Education was recently recognized by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)  with an NSTA Fellow Award. The NSTA Fellow Award recognizes his commitment to education and…

Anthony Petrosino Discusses 'Benefits of Having Nothing to Do' in Austin Family
May. 02, 2017

Petrosino Shares Ideas About Integrating Computer Science in Schools of Education in NSF-sponsored Event
Apr. 24, 2017
Anthony Petrosino This spring, computer science education researchers, leaders from colleges of education, teacher educators, and computer scientists from across the U.S. participated in a workshop to address critical questions related to the integration of computing education into schools of education. The National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored conference was held in…

Angela Valenzuela Talks About Her New Anthology on Growing Conscious Teachers in EdWeek
Apr. 03, 2017

Louis Harrison Quoted in Article About Educating Black Males
Mar. 23, 2017

Carol Fletcher Featured in Article about High-Tech Firms Funding CS Classes
Mar. 06, 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.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Wins Global Leadership Award
Mar. 03, 2017

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.

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…