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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 …

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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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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • Roberta Golinkoff stands in her Child's Play, Learning, and Development Lab.

    Outstanding Education Scholarship

    June 7, 2021

    Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair and professor in the School of Education (SOE) and in the departments of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware, has been elected to …

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  • Commencement 2021

    June 2, 2021

    The University of Delaware celebrated hundreds of graduates on Saturday, May 29, the second of two days of Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021 that are designed to honor academic achievement during a global coronavirus pandemic. In the mornin …

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