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  • Do Cell Phones Distract Us From Interacting with our Kids?

    April 8, 2022

    Over the last several years, many researchers in early childhood education have focused on the amount of screen time that children receive each day and how it may affect their learning or development. But, what about the amount of time that a parent or …

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  • The 12 graduating Governor’s Institute for School Leadership fellows pose for a photo with Tracy Hudson, leadership specialist in the Delaware Academy of School Leadership (DASL), Jacquelyn Wilson, director of DASL, Mark Holodick, now Delaware Secretary of Education, and Michael Saylor, education associate for school leadership in the Delaware Department of Education.

    Learning with Educational Leaders

    April 5, 2022

    Effective school principals not only foster positive learning environments and improve teacher retention, but also affect student achievement — recent research has found that they add about three months’ worth of growth in students’ math and reading ac …

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  • CEHD Graduate Programs Among Top 15% in Nation

    March 30, 2022

    The education graduate programs within University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) have been recognized by US News and World Report as among the best in the nation. This year, CEHD ranked at 39 among colleges and universi …

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  • Funding Boost in Education

    March 18, 2022

    The University of Delaware has received significant support for research, education and workforce development projects in the federal government’s $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill, which President Joe Biden signed into law on March 15. Congressional …

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

    Excellence in Education Scholarship

    March 16, 2022

    Early mathematical understanding often begins as young children engage in playful activities with their parents and caregivers. Toddlers and preschoolers relish in everyday numerical activities, like breaking three eggs into a bowl and adding half a cu …

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    CEHD Online Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

    January 25, 2022

    For the third year in a row, US News and World Report has identified the online graduate education programs offered by the University of Delaware College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) as among the best in the nation. The online education pr …

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  • Robert Hampel headshot next to the cover of his new book

    Radical Teaching in Turbulent Times

    January 13, 2022

    The college classroom has transformed over the last two years, affected by the transition to virtual teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s political climate and the Black Lives Matter movement and other protests. Some may regard today’s climat …

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  • Leading the Way with Bookworms

    January 6, 2022

    Imagine walking into an elementary school classroom where the students don’t want to put down their books. With enthusiasm, excitement and sometimes even frustration, these young readers — “bookworms” in the making — plead with their teachers for permi …

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  • Beyond Principal Preparation

    January 4, 2022

    Assistant principals and principals are integral members of our schools, from kindergarten through 12th grade. Among their many roles, these educational leaders develop academic policies, liaise with district and state officials, support their school’s …

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  • Brave Community

    November 22, 2021

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

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