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School of Education

  • Dr. Gary Henry is the new CEHD Dean.

    Gary T. Henry is dean of UD’s College of Education and Human Development

    August 16, 2019

    A renowned researcher in the field of education, Gary T. Henry is the new dean of University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development and Professor in the School of Education and the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy & Ad …

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  • Associate Professor Charles Hohensee, a joint faculty in the School of Education and Mathematics Education Research, is running a summer math program at UD for 15-20 local high school students as part of a $750,000 NSF grant. Photographed for a story in UDaily and to promote his research.

    Learning Backward

    August 5, 2019

    Have you ever learned something new only to realize that it’s caused you to forget something old? You’re not alone, said Charles Hohensee, associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. The phenomenon, known as “backward …

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  • Hillary May, who was crowned Miss Delaware 2019, is a graduate research assistant at the University of Delaware in the Child’s Play, Learning, and Development Lab, where she studies how toddlers develop language skills. She plays with a child on a couch in UD's Child's Play, Learning and Development Lab.

    UD Doctoral Student Named Miss Delaware

    July 18, 2019

    University of Delaware doctoral student Hillary May was recently crowned Miss Delaware 2019 and will advance to the 2020 Miss America competition. May ran on a platform to destigmatize mental illness and raise awareness of resources for suicide prevent …

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  • An elementary class at Warner Elementary poses for a group photo with a community police officer.

    Connecting the Classroom to the Community

    July 8, 2019

    How can K-12 teachers connect their students’ personal, lived experiences to an often mandated, impersonal, and standards-based curriculum? This question becomes even more pressing for teachers who are working in underperforming schools with student po …

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  • Training Delaware’s Teachers

    June 17, 2019

    There’s a very good reason why 94% of undergraduates majoring in elementary teacher education (ETE) at the University of Delaware are employed as elementary, middle school or special education teachers after graduation. In addition to traditional class …

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  • Commencement 2019

    June 3, 2019

    Blue Hen pride was overflowing at Delaware Stadium as students filed into the 170th Commencement ceremony at the University of Delaware on Saturday, June 1. Graduates were met with cheers, applause, waves and air kisses from family, friends, faculty an …

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  • Class of 2019, in Words and Pictures

    June 3, 2019

    In their last few moments as seniors at the University of Delaware, the Class of 2019 celebrated the major milestone of graduating. There were hugs and selfies as they excitedly awaited the next chapter of their lives. Many wore their accomplishments p …

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  • Reaching the Summit of Scholarship

    June 3, 2019

    Beneath the velvety hoods and flowing gowns that swept through the North Green at the University of Delaware early Friday, May 31, were scores of well-educated survivors — 182 doctoral students who had withstood the rigor of painstaking inquiry and the …

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  • This image shows a photo of Janine de Novias and a word bubble with classroom vocabulary, language from her research, and the names of black writers.

    Brave Community

    May 28, 2019

    In today’s political climate, marked by the Black Lives movement and other protests, conversations about race are difficult to have, especially as social media often fuels racial tensions rather than fostering productive dialogue. “In lives dominated b …

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  • Celebrating Excellent Teaching, Advising

    May 24, 2019

    Four members of the University of Delaware faculty have been recognized for outstanding work in teaching and two for excellence in advisement and mentoring. In addition, four doctoral students also have been honored for excellence in teaching. The hono …

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