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  • University of Delaware School of Education Professor Amanda Jansen speaks with students at Milford Central Academy. Jansen recently published a new book called, “Rough Draft Math: Revising to Learn.”

    Rough Draft Math

    April 2, 2020

    Do you remember what it was like to learn math? How challenging it was to find solutions to problems that you didn’t understand? The dread of wrong answers? Before joining the University of Delaware’s School of Education, Professor Amanda Jansen was a …

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  • Building Trust in Science

    March 17, 2020

    While the public generally tends to hold favorable views of scientists, according to the nonpartisan PEW Research Center and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), that trust gets a little shaky in the context of hot-button pol …

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  • UD Supports Delaware Teachers

    February 26, 2020

    “Teaching is a marathon.”  This is how Celeste Bunting, director of personnel for the Indian River School District in Sussex County and a University of Delaware graduate, described the work of educators teaching children in preschool through 12th grade …

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  • Head shot of Professor Nancy Jordan in an outdoor, wooded area.

    Helping Children Learn Math

    February 18, 2020

    The joys of counting often begin during the toddler years as children sing along to “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” or laugh with The Count on Sesame Street. But what happens when a child struggles to match those numbers with quantities? Many …

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  • Social Robots Teach Cyber Safety

    February 13, 2020

    UD-developed teaching tools help children become safe digital citizens   Fifth graders from The College School on the University of Delaware’s Newark campus recently learned important lessons about safeguarding information online from an unusual t …

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  • AERA 2020 Reception

    January 24, 2020

    Dean Gary Henry invites you to join the University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development for a Friday evening reception. Stop by to meet our faculty, learn about our research and enjoy a tasting of local specialties and drinks. April …

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  • Graphic announcing that the School of Education online education program are ranked 15th in the nation by US News & World Report.

    UD Education Programs Honored

    January 14, 2020

    U.S. News & World Report ranked UD’s online master’s degree in education programs 15th out of 309 colleges and universities surveyed, placing it in the top 5% in the nation. This marks the third year in a row that the ranking has improved, moving u …

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  • Portrait for Dean Gary Henry on the steps of Memorial Hall.

    Gary Henry ranked among 100 most impactful education policy scholars

    January 13, 2020

    Congratulations to CEHD dean Gary T. Henry, who has once again been named to the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Top 200 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. Henry is ranked 81st in the nation—recognized for his extensive contributions to educa …

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  • Graphic with Rachel Karchmer-Klein's faculty portrait and the cover of her new edited collected, Effective Practices in Online Teacher Preparation for Literacy Educators

    How Learning Thrives in Digital Classrooms

    January 13, 2020

    The number of college students enrolled in online degree programs continues to grow. According to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education, one-in-six students are now enrolled in online-only programs, and nearly one-in-three will take at leas …

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  • Two students work together on a literacy assignment in classroom with books, paper and pencil, and a computer.

    Improving Student Learning

    January 13, 2020

    Shaping minds is a big responsibility, one that teachers in classrooms across America embrace every day. With the introduction of Common Core or state standards in math, science and English, teachers are tasked with delivering rigorous material in ways …

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