Swan Teaches Smithsonian Course

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  A new, free online course offered by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will be co-taught by Dr. Kathy Swan, associated professor at the University of Kentucky College of Education. “Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects” will offer teachers accessible strategies and tactics for incorporating inquiry-based learning methods into … Read More

Aligning Assessment and Accountability Under Common Core

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  Gene Wilhoit and Linda Pittenger, of the National Center for Innovation in Education (based at the University of Kentucky College of Education), and Linda Darling-Hammond, of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, have recently published an article, Accountability for College and Career Readiness: Developing a New Paradigm, … Read More

UK College of Education Partners on PTA 5K

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    The UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion is partnering with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in Fayette County to provide health and fitness expertise for its annual 5K program. “This is the third year the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) will be … Read More

Doc Student Receives Paul Kevin Burberry Award

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  The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) has named Allie Rhodes as the winner of the 2014 Paul Kevin Burberry Award. Rhodes is a a doctoral student in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation in the UK College of Education and the HDI Evaluation Unit research assistant. … Read More

Alumnus Profile: Wilma Klein

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  Story by Emily Damron, UK College of Education Office of Student Success Wilma Howard Klein’s career as an educator began in 1953, when she graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Education with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Klein also received her Master’s from the UK College of … Read More

Alumnus Profile: Ben Riley

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  UK College of Education faculty members were touring Eminence Independent Schools last spring when one of them – Mary Ann Vimont – was struck with an idea. She had just finished supervising a student teacher whom she knew belonged in Eminence. As soon as she left, Vimont placed a call … Read More

Partnerships and Innovative Thinking Matter

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  Kentucky Commissioner of Education Dr. Terry Holliday blogged last week about the college’s Next Generation Leadership Academy. You can read the text of his post below and be sure to check out http://kyedcommissioner.blogspot.com/ for regular insights about education from the commissioner.  To learn more about the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab and … Read More

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