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Caring for Black Male Students Requires More Than Good Intentions, According to Education Study

March 1, 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.

ED Talk: Alicia Youngblood Jackson

Feb. 24, 2017

Thinking with Theory: A New Analytic for Qualitative Inquiry

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.

The Meadows Foundation Fulfills Funding Commitment to Meadows Center with $2 Million Award

Feb. 15, 2017

The Meadows Foundation funds Texas arts and culture, civic and public affairs, education, health, and human services, with special emphasis on education, the environment, and mental health.

A Matter of Time: Adolescent Sleep and School Times

Jan. 27, 2017

An ED Talk by Terra Ziporyn Snider, executive director and co-founder of Start School Later

Removing Barriers to Deaf Education

Jan. 21, 2017

Stephanie Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio are deaf. They have lived the experience—as students and professionals—of working with accommodations and breaking down barriers.

Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in Schools

Dec. 21, 2016

An Ed Talk by John Bartholomew, professor of Kinesiology and Health Education.

No One Even Asked

Dec. 17, 2016

When Gilma Sanchez was a student, she and her family faced traumatic hardships that went unnoticed by teachers. Now an elementary school principal, she prioritizes understanding and nurturing the whole student.