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  • Research Spotlight: Erica Litke and Laura M. Desimone

    March 1, 2023

    Culturally responsive (CR) teaching, a teaching approach that leverages students’ cultural identities to support their academic success, requires a particular disposition toward students and teaching. This disposition includes believing in the importan …

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  • In the News: Lauren Bailes

    January 9, 2023

    In a recent study, Lauren Bailes, assistant professor in CEHD’s School of Education, and her co-author Sarah Guthery of Texas A&M University-Commerce found that how teachers enter the profession affects how long they will continue teaching. Specifi …

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  • Research Spotlight: Joshua Wilson

    December 22, 2022

    To help educators better understand the advantages of common and novel methods for assessing student writing, UD associate professor Joshua Wilson and his co-authors examined the reliability of hand-scoring and automated evaluation software (AES) in as …

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  • Teacher Retention Challenge

    December 22, 2022

    Many schools and districts across the nation have grappled with a shortage of teachers and have struggled to retain their staff after five years. Unsurprisingly, the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated this shortage as teachers and school leaders struggled w …

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    Research Spotlight: Increasing college success with a corequisite approach

    September 29, 2022

    University of Delaware assistant professor Florence Xiaotao Ran studied students from 13 community colleges affiliated with the Tennessee Board of Regents and found that students placed into corequisite remediation—directly into credit-bearing classes …

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  • Delaware Career and Technical Education

    August 17, 2022

    Career and technical education (CTE), or educational programs that specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation, offer students diverse pathways to exciting careers in agriculture, architecture, constru …

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    A Novel Approach to Teaching Algebra

    May 19, 2022

    Unlike other elementary and middle school mathematics courses, algebra begins to introduce abstract relationships and ideas. While textbooks attempt to give students real-world illustrations of these new concepts, many students struggle to match what t …

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  • Spencer Foundation Awards

    May 12, 2022

    Three faculty members in the University of Delaware College of Education and Human Development have received research grants from the Spencer Foundation. The Small Research Grants program supports education research projects that will contribute to the …

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  • The student award winners with dean Gary T. Henry at CEHD's 2022 Steele Symposium.

    Steele Symposium Celebrates Student Research

    May 9, 2022

    On April 29, the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) hosted the annual Marion H. Steele Symposium to share and celebrate the innovative research of its undergraduate and graduate students in education, human development and related discip …

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  • Literacy Lessons

    May 2, 2022

    Teachers and prospective teachers often want to include topics about equity and social justice in their classrooms — and are expected to do so under national education standards — but adding new material to their already crowded instructional schedules …

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