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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A mother enjoying quality time reading to her infant.

    Reading’s Best Language

    September 23, 2019

    A new study co-authored by the University of Delaware’s Steven Amendum has found that children who had strong early reading skills in their native Spanish language when they entered kindergarten experienced greater growth in their ability to read Engli …

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  • Associate Professor Charles Hohensee, a joint faculty in the School of Education and Mathematics Education Research, is running a summer math program at UD for 15-20 local high school students as part of a $750,000 NSF grant. Photographed for a story in UDaily and to promote his research.

    Learning Backward

    August 5, 2019

    Have you ever learned something new only to realize that it’s caused you to forget something old? You’re not alone, said Charles Hohensee, associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. The phenomenon, known as “backward …

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  • An elementary class at Warner Elementary poses for a group photo with a community police officer.

    Connecting the Classroom with the Community

    July 8, 2019

    How can K-12 teachers connect their students’ personal, lived experiences to an often mandated, impersonal, and standards-based curriculum? This question becomes even more pressing for teachers who are working in underperforming schools with student po …

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  • This image shows a photo of Janine de Novias and a word bubble with classroom vocabulary, language from her research, and the names of black writers.

    Brave Community

    May 28, 2019

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

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  • UD Grad Students Share Broad Range of Research

    May 21, 2019

    To learn more about the wide range of research University of Delaware graduate students are doing in UD’s 51 doctoral programs and 131 master’s degree programs, you could go from lab to lab asking questions or try to catch up with these researchers ove …

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  • Transforming Learners into Leaders

    May 3, 2019

    Ask any professor, and they’ll tell you the groundbreaking research that will guide education policy for the next generation of leaders rarely begins with a lucrative book deal. More often than not, it begins in classrooms as graduate and undergraduate …

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