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Elaine Horwitz Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Illinois

Aug. 22, 2017

Horwitz received the award for her work as a professor at the University of Texas at Austin College of Education

Germine Awad: How Trump’s Comments May Actually Help Race Relations in the U.S.

Aug. 18, 2017

President Donald Trump’s slowness to condemn the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and then subsequent comments where he stated there was blame on both sides, produced outrage—and rightly so.

Data Mountain: Journey to Educational and Behavioral Success

Aug. 19, 2017

Special education researchers are conducting a project using data as a reading fluency intervention.

Special Education Clinical Assistant Professor Katie Tackett Wins Massey Award

Aug. 18, 2017

The Massey Award recognizes a “teacher of teachers,” who inspires and prepares future elementary and secondary teachers.

Expanding Computer Science Education in Texas

Aug. 18, 2107

In two school years, the College of Education has helped over 400 current Texas teachers obtain a Computer Science certification.

Diane Pedrotty Bryant, Meadows Center Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Prepare Doctoral Students Focused on Intensive Interventions

Bryant will serve a principal investigator of the program with Sharon Vaughn and Nathan Clemens as co-principal investigators.

Joshua Childs and James Pustejovsky Named 2017 Greater Texas Foundation Fellows

Aug. 17, 2017

Both professors have been awarded $30,000 per year for three years to support their research which aligns with the post-secondary preparation goals of the Greater Texas Foundation.

Powell and Vaughn Awarded Grant to Improve Elementary School Preparedness through Interactive Read-Alouds

Aug. 15, 2017

Sarah Powell and Sharon Vaughn to develop interactive read-alouds for early learners

Kevin Cokley: On Race, America Cannot Look to Trump For Moral Leadership

Aug. 14, 2017

Educational Psychology Professor Cokley discusses Trump's response to Charlottesville protests

Alumna Jackie Caemmerer Selected for John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

Aug. 14, 2017

Caemmerer was selected for her research paper title Beyond Individual Tests: A Cross-Battery IQ Model

Is Kindergarten Becoming All Work and No Play?

Aug. 9, 2017

For children, play is more than a tool for creativity; it is an essential mechanism by which kids learn. That’s why experts like Christopher Brown are alarmed by the sharp reduction in play time.

Anthony and Keffrelyn Brown Interviewed on Teachers College Record's The Voice

Aug. 9, 2017

Kefferlyn and Anthony Brown discuss how racism has existed in textbooks from the reconstruction era to present day

Christian Doabler, Meadows Center Receive $2.5 Million Grant to Design a Core Science Program

Aug. 1, 2017

The primary aim of this 4-year project (Scientific Explorers) is to iteratively develop and rigorously test the promise of a core science program aimed at promoting an early foundation for learning science ...

Three Steps Toward Raising Anti-Racist Kids

July 29, 2017

Jennifer Adair outlines what white parents of white children do as they strive to raise anti-racist kids.

Carole Holahan Receives Grant to Study Associated Health Risks of Living with a Smoker

Aug. 3, 2017

The study will focus on middle aged women, who are at risk of passive smoking effects