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Curriculum and Instruction News

Thu
Jul
11
Gloria Ladson-Billings on June 26 received the LaMarr Billups Community-University Engagement Award from UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
Tue
Jul
09
UW-Madison’s Elizabeth Graue is a part of the "We Care for Dane Kids" team that took second place in the Alliance for the American Dream competition. Graue is the Sorenson Professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and the director of the Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (CRECE). Graue and her colleagues tied for second place. “We Care for Dane Kids” will receive $300,000 in provisional funding as a winning finalist in the year-long Alliance for the American Dream competition.
Mon
Jul
01
The Sharing Science podcast featured UW-Madison’s Noah Weeth Feinstein for an episode exploring the influence of science in personal and public life. Weeth Feinstein is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
Fri
Jun
28
The latest edition of Learning Connections, an alumni news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online. The ​Summer 2019 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The cover stories are focused on Connecting with Community, and the School's efforts to explore new possibilities, engage diverse voices, and improve lives.
Mon
Jun
24
The UW–Madison School of Education has filled two crucial positions for its new Global Engagement Office by naming faculty members Li-Ching Ho and Adam Nelson as co-directors. Ho is an associate professor with the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, while Nelson is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies.
Mon
Jun
17
The School of Education’s Grand Challenges initiative, which aims to ignite cross-disciplinary innovation, spent much of the 2018-19 academic year focusing on a new Seed Grants Competition. In late May, nine interdisciplinary teams were awarded $75,000 each to grow their ambitious ideas
Fri
Jun
14
With the legitimacy of science increasingly under attack, UW–Madison’s John Rudolph has authored a new book that explains how and why we teach science in schools matters. Rudolph, who started his career as a middle and high school science teacher in Wisconsin, is a professor and chair of the School of Education’s highly regarded Department of Curriculum and Instruction. He is an expert on the history of science education in American schools.
Wed
Jun
12
UW-Madison alumna Molly Andersen and her colleagues were recently asked to participate in a teacher recruitment video — but the district had something else in mind. Andersen and three other teachers within her Minnesota school district were chosen to be recognized in surprise teacher appreciation video.
Tue
Jun
11
Launched in the 2015-16 school year, the Tomorrow’s Educators for Equity in Madison (TEEM) Scholars Program, was aimed at increasing teacher diversity in Madison schools. Four years later, a handful of the program’s first participants are attending UW-Madison.
Fri
Jun
07
UW-Madison alumna Rita Platt is the author of a new book, “Working Hard, Working Happy,” that is to be released by Routledge in July. In her new book, Platt shows how educators can create a joyful classroom community in which students are determined to work hard, be resilient, and never give up. Platt earned her undergraduate degree in elementary education from UW-Madison’s School of Education in 1996.
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