Episode 1: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Recess

We know we feel better when we move – but can it also improve learning? Dr. Alicia Fedewa from the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology talks about her work to determine what effect movement breaks have on students. Listen on Libsyn (external … Read More

High-Leverage and Evidenced-Based Practices in Collaborative Settings

Kera Ackerman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, studies teachers’ use of high-leverage and evidenced-based practices in collaborative settings and the impact these strategies have on student achievement and behavior. She is currently collaborating with doctoral student Mark Samudre and master’s students … Read More

Measuring Confidence in Teaching: Lessons from One University Health Course

Elizabeth Whitney, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, teaches a health course for elementary education majors in the College of Education. The purpose of this course is to prepare pre-service teachers to recognize and respond to a wide-range of health risk behaviors confronting children. Because … Read More

March 20: Literacy Education Symposium

Literacy Research, Theory, and Practice We invite you to join the University of Kentucky’s Literacy Education faculty Wednesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. for a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with literacy scholars of the Southeastern Conference. The symposium will feature: Research presentations from literacy scholars Networking with … Read More

March 22: White Fragility Author to Speak

The public is invited to hear author Robin DiAngelo give a talk on her book, White Fragility: Why is it so hard for white people to talk about racism?, at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22 in the Gatton College of Business and Economics Kincaid Auditorium. Free copies of the book … Read More

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