Curriculum and Instruction News

Congratulations to Promoted Faculty within the College of Education
Apr. 29, 2019
Six faculty members across three departments within the College of Education have received promotions effective as of September 1.

Class of 2019: Raya Belton
Apr. 19, 2019
Raya Belton is graduating with a degree in Applied Learning and Development with an EC-6 Generalist Certification. After graduation, she will teach kindergarten in San Antonio.

Associate Professor Develops Physical Education Teacher Preparation Curriculum in China
Apr. 17, 2019
Xiaofen Keating is expanding the experience and knowledge of College of Education students by giving them a hands-on learning environment that takes them across the globe.

More Than Just a Walk Around the Block
Feb. 28, 2019
Curriculum and Instruction Clinical Associate Professor Haydée Rodriguez takes a group of pre-service bilingual/bicultural education students on community walks to help the students learn about their students' lives.

A Boisterous Classroom May be Better for Kids than You Think
Feb. 23, 2019
That’s what San Antonio Independent School District is betting on. And the bet is backed by research from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Highlighted as a 2019 Leader to Learn From by Education Week
Feb. 20, 2019
Education Weekly selected Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Angela Ward as a 2019 leader to learn from for her leadership in cultural proficiency in her role as Supervisor of Race and Equity Programs at AISD.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Interviewed by KUT
Feb. 13, 2019
In an interview with KUT, Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Lakeya Omogun discusses the legitimacy of Austin's Liberal label.

Establishing Community: Restorative Practices Gain Momentum
Feb. 13, 2019
Eight UT Austin undergraduates and their instructor are sitting in a circle in a classroom. Taryn, the day’s facilitator, introduces the guidelines: “Respect the talking piece, speak from the heart, listen from the heart, what happens in the circle stays in the circle, trust you will know what to say,…

Christopher Brown Interviewed by Texas Standard
Jan. 22, 2019
Christopher Brown, professor of Curriculum and Instruction, discusses the need for a holistic approach to accountability for schools when it comes to student success.

Fikile Nxumalo: How climate change education is hurting the environment
Dec. 24, 2018
In an op-ed for The Hill, Fikile Nxumalo explains why its necessary to educate children on climate change by teaching them that they are part of nature.