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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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  • Graduate Programs Open House January 29

    January 2, 2020

    Learn about our Graduate Programs within the School of Education, Human Development and Family Sciences, and several multi-disciplinary programs at our Open House. Wednesday, January 29th, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Willard Hall Education Building (Room 116), 1 …

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  • This image shows a professor working with a student in a graduate lab on the left-hand side, and a professor teaching a class of students on the right-hand side.

    Mangone Award Winners

    December 12, 2019

    The University of Delaware’s Francis Alison Society has selected Jason Gleghorn, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, and Joshua Wilson, assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development, as the winners of the 2019 Ger …

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  • Kathleen Olenderski (second from left) receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching at an honorary gala in Washington, D.C.

    National Teaching Honor for UD Grad

    November 20, 2019

    University of Delaware alumna Kathleen Olenderski has won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Established by Congress in 1983 and administered for the White House by the National Science Foundation, the P …

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  • Rebecca Vitelli guides a student through the alphabet in her pre-kindergarten classroom at the Colwyck Center in Colonial School District.

    Teacher of the Year

    November 20, 2019

    University of Delaware alumna Rebecca Vitelli has been named Delaware’s 2020 State Teacher of the Year. At age 26, she is one of the youngest nominees to receive the state-wide award, being nominated her first year of eligibility for her talent and com …

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  • Roberta Michnick Golinkoff (right), Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware, meets with a child before his participation in learning experiments at the Child’s Play, Learning and Development Laboratory.

    Your Baby is a Genius

    October 22, 2019

    Did you know your baby is a genius? It’s a serious question, one that University of Delaware professor Roberta Michnick Golinkoff has been asking parents since she arrived on campus in 1974 and established the Infant Language Lab, since renamed the Chi …

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  • Allison Scott stands with her fourth grade students when she was teaching at a school in Trang, Thailand.

    Teaching in Thailand

    September 30, 2019

    About 400 miles south of Bangkok in the coastal city of Surat Thani, located along the Gulf of Thailand, University of Delaware alumna Allison Scott is teaching English, math and social studies to classrooms full of talented fourth and fifth graders. F …

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  • Elementary teacher education alumna poses for a photo in her elementary classroom.

    Alumna Carries UD Experience into Teaching Career

    September 25, 2019

    Papers were strewn about the desks, with pencils and pens stored in cups and a poem from the day’s English lesson displayed on the projector screen. With Casey Shelor’s (formerly Casey Howard) fourth grade students at lunch, her classroom held a quiet …

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