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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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  • 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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  • A teacher works with a member of UD's Professional Development Center for Educators at a table in her classroom.

    Building Research-Practice Partnerships

    March 18, 2019

    Collaborative partnerships between practitioners in school districts and researchers in universities have the potential to address real-world issues in education by bridging the divide between research and practice. But, how do we build and maintain a …

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  • Online Graduate Open Houses

    March 4, 2019

    The School of Education’s online graduate education program is ranked in the top 50 online programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report. We hope you can join us for one of our virtual open houses on our teacher leadership, literacy, or excep …

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  • New endowed professorship

    March 1, 2019

    Nancy C. Jordan, a renowned expert on how young children learn and retain mathematical knowledge, has become the first faculty member appointed to the Dean Family Endowed Professorship for Teacher Education in the University of Delaware’s School of Edu …

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  • Where Play and Learning Meet

    February 27, 2019

    What can kindergarteners gain from play-based learning? In a new documentary from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), Roberta Golinkoff highlights the advantages of a play-based approach to kindergarten and shares her research on the cognitive a …

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  • Women’s Leadership Conference

    February 25, 2019

    Less than one week after the 2019 Women’s March, women at the helm of education and politics in Delaware gathered at Dover Downs Conference Center for the first annual Women’s Leadership Conference Delaware, hosted by the University of Delaware’s Delaw …

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  • This image shows UD alumni Joseph Jones and T.J. Vari, administrators in the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District and Appoquinimink School District, respectively, with their new book on UD's campus. Their new book, Candid and Compassionate Feedback, is available through Routledge.

    Candid conversations strengthen schools

    February 15, 2019

    University of Delaware alumni Joseph Jones and T.J. Vari know what it takes to turn around struggling public schools. Jones earned a doctorate in education from UD in 2007 and Vari graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Secondary …

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