• Visit
  • Apply
  • Give

School of Education

  • 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 …

    Read More
  • 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 …

    Read More
  • 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 …

    Read More
  • 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 …

    Read More
  • Illustration of salad bowl, hamburger, and hot dog arranged on a picnic table with condiments and oven mitts.

    Mealtimes with Children on the Autism Spectrum

    October 14, 2021

    The average American family meal lasts only 20 minutes, but during that time, families often engage in complex social processes that facilitate social, emotional, and physical health, especially in families with young children. Parents and their childr …

    Read More
  • UD Alumna Wins National Teaching Award

    October 4, 2021

    UD alumna, Amanda Binkley (CEHD18), has received the 2021-22 Outstanding Teacher of the Year award from the nonprofit organization, Project Lead the Way (PLTW). Binkley, a graduate of the School of Education’s Teacher Leadership program and an engineer …

    Read More
  • Launching LASER

    September 29, 2021

    As a high school student in Spokane, Washington, Amanda Reed viewed standardized tests the way a lot of high school students view them — as a drag. A bummer. A tedious, if necessary, step toward graduation. “They were annoying,” she said. “But I never …

    Read More
  • UD teacher residents accept teaching positions in Red Clay Consolidated School District during its Teacher Signing Day. From left to right: Krissy Najera (director of DCTE), Jamie Bailey (director of UD’s Teacher Residency program), Mariela Lomeli, Alexa Cruz, Meghan Purcell (UD residents), Governor John Carney, CEHD dean Gary T. Henry, Meghan Salter, Claire Bennett, and Clark Scott (UD residents).

    Resident Teacher Success

    September 14, 2021

    In light of the national shortage of teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade, many universities with teacher preparation programs are seeking creative ways to encourage more undergraduates to pursue teaching as a career. The University of Delaware, …

    Read More
  • Helping Math Teachers

    August 23, 2021

    Teachers continue to learn after they leave college through experiences they have with their students and through formal professional development. Offered through school districts and other educational organizations, professional development (commonly …

    Read More
  • Child’s Play

    August 16, 2021

    When you are a child, you are not really a child — at least not all the time. You are also a dinosaur. A wizard. A hot air balloon operator crash-landing into a dodo bird colony off the coast of Madagascar. In other words, playtime is fun. And imaginat …

    Read More

Upcoming Events

[calendar id=”5378″]