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  • Fueled by Philanthropy

    May 21, 2019

    Growing up, Ally Raiche, Class of 2021, always gave back to her community in Camden, Delaware. She volunteered to coach children on the softball field and bagged groceries for families in need at Thanksgiving. When it came to attending college, Raiche …

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  • Education Doctoral Student Receives Outstanding Dissertation Award

    May 17, 2019

    School of Education doctoral candidate Dandan Chen was recently presented the prestigious Outstanding Dissertation Award by the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) special interest group in School Community, Climate and Culture. Chen’s d …

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  • Gary Henry Named Dean of UD College of Education and Human Development

    May 17, 2019

    Gary T. Henry, a nationally recognized education policy scholar who has worked extensively in establishing educational partnerships and improving pre-K and K-12 school performance, has been named the next dean of the University of Delaware College of E …

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  • Transforming Learners into Leaders

    May 3, 2019

    Ask any professor, and they’ll tell you the groundbreaking research that will guide education policy for the next generation of leaders rarely begins with a lucrative book deal. More often than not, it begins in classrooms as graduate and undergraduate …

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  • Reading to Children

    April 30, 2019

    In the eyes of a child who is learning how to read, touchscreen tablets and “smart” technology are no substitute for a living, breathing adult. At least, that’s according to new research by University of Delaware doctoral student Daniela Avelar. The co …

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  • Delaware Computer Science Education Summit

    April 12, 2019

    An increasing number of Delaware high schools offer computer science courses. Still, there’s more work to be done to ensure that every child in the First State has the opportunity to learn computing skills that are essential for success in our modern e …

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  • A UD professor works with a child on a classroom activity using laptops on CEHD's Children's Campus.

    UD Partnership with Red Clay Improves Student Writing

    March 26, 2019

    Over the past five years, Joshua Wilson, assistant professor in the University of Delaware’s School of Education (SOE) has partnered with Gaysha Beard, supervisor of English language arts at Red Clay School District, to study the effects of automated c …

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  • Three University of Delaware School of Education professors are 2019 AERA Fellows. From left to right: Roberta Golinkoff, James Hiebert, and Laura Desimone. They stand in front of bookshelves in one of their UD offices.

    National Education Honors

    March 25, 2019

    The American Educational Research Association (AERA), the largest national interdisciplinary education research association, has selected 10 researchers as 2019 AERA Fellows, three of whom are University of Delaware School of Education faculty members. …

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  • Carolyn Hammerschmidt is an EdD graduate student in the School of Education and program associate for the UD Partnership for Public Education.

    Carolyn Hammerschmidt

    March 22, 2019

    After serving as a music teacher, music teacher mentor, and an assistant principal for an elementary school in New York, Carolyn Hammerschmidt joined the School of Education’s (SOE) EdD program in educational leadership with an interest in educational …

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  • A staff member in UD Center for Research Use in Education reads books with a child in the reading room of UD's Education Resource Center.

    Rethinking Connections Between Research and Practice

    March 18, 2019

    The use of educational research in practice is complex, notes Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, associate professor in the University of Delaware (UD) School of Education (SOE), and her coauthors in the opening paragraph of “Rethinking Connections Between Resea …

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