The Book Box

  Students in Dr. Elizabeth Fettrow’s KHP 380: Health Education in the Elementary School implemented a course assignment titled “The Book Box” with K-2 students. Students in this course selected children’s literature with nutrition related themes to read to the K-2 students. Then, the KHP 380 students designed a learning … Read More

Little Free Library Pops up at College

  New libraries are popping up around Lexington, and the latest location is in front of the UK College of Education’s Taylor Education Building. These libraries – which looks like birdhouses – don’t require library cards or late fines, don’t insist that patrons whisper or stay quiet, and don’t mind … Read More

Maske Wins Friend of Languages Award

  Dr. Huajing Maske has been selected to receive the Amici Linguarum (Friend of Languages) Award given on occasion by the Kentucky World Language Association. This award is presented to an individual or organization not directly involved in the teaching of world languages that has made a significant contribution to … Read More

Mohr-Schroeder MESA Award

  Dr. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder, associate professor in the UK College of Education STEM Education Department, received the 2014 Mathematics Education Service and Achievement Award (M.E.S.A. Award) on Friday, October 26. The award was presented by the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) during its fall conference which was held … Read More

College Recruitment Completes 21 City Tour

Jenna DeMastes spent the first half of the fall semester telling high school students what it takes to be a Wildcat. DeMastes, the College of Education Director of Recruitment, joined the UK Office of Undergraduate Admission in recruiting an academically talented student body to enrich the learning community and represent … Read More

Why The Label ‘Exceeds Standards’ Doesn’t Work

  In a blog for Education Week, Dr. Thomas Guskey writes about why the label ‘exceeds standards’ doesn’t work when labeling student performance in standards-based grading and reporting.  To read the blog, go to http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2014/10/why_the_label_exceeds_standard_doesnt_work.html.

STEM Alumni Night

UK Homecoming offered the perfect opportunity for alumni and current students and their families associated with the mathematics, science, and STEM programs in the College of Education to reunite with friends, colleagues, faculty and staff at the first-ever Math, Science, and STEM Alumni Night. The event, which will be held … Read More

Family Weekend 2014 Festivities

  Students invited their families to campus in October to give them a chance experience what it feels like to be part of the Big Blue Nation. Prior to the UK vs. Louisiana-Monroe football game, families gathered on the front lawn of the Taylor Education Building for music, grilling, games, … Read More

Early Childhood Conference

Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown and Early Childhood Laboratory Staff (Charlotte Manno, Rebecca Crawford, Christy Kaylor, Kim Nicholas and Mary Beth Caldwell) along with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak (B2K Solutions, Ohio) and Lynn Sullivan (Region 11 Education Service Center, Texas) presented a preconference workshop at the International Division of Early Childhood Conference held recently … Read More

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