Grant Helps Teachers Implement Next Gen Science Standards

Helping science teachers find new ways to reach students is at the core of a National Science Foundation grant Dr. Lin Xiang received last semester as part of her work with the Alliance for Science Educators. The grant was awarded to a lead institution, California State University, East Bay, and … Read More

Erwin Named Editor of Physical Education Journal

Dr. Heather Erwin has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. Her four-year term will start in July as incoming editor-in-chief for the first two years of her appointment and as editor-in-chief the following two years. Among her dozens of published works, Erwin has appeared in … Read More

Kinesiology Professor Authors New Textbook

Students majoring in kinesiology-exercise science at the University of Kentucky often begin their program with a course that provides a brief history of physical activity and an introduction to modern issues in sport. In the years Dr. Jill Day has been teaching it, she has never found a textbook spanning … Read More

Teaching Accessibly Online (and enjoying it!)

Blog written by Allison Levine, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Originally published by the American Counseling Association I have been teaching online and using online supplements in my teaching for 5 years now. In fact, I have the privilege of working in the first online rehabilitation counselor education program in the country. … Read More

Social Media Campaign Offers Way to Thank Teachers

Although the 2020 Teachers Who Made a Difference ceremony has been cancelled to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), you still have an opportunity to express how a teacher made an impression on you. Record a short video holding up signs with kind words about a teacher or talk … Read More

Advice for Parents: Talking to Kids about COVID-19

By Candice N. Hargons, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology In these unprecedented and trying times, most of us are having to manage our own fears and concerns about how we want to live through the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for those of us who are parents, … Read More

Wilson Awarded Multicultural Concerns in Rehabilitation Professions Fellow Credential

University of Kentucky College of Education faculty member Dr. Keith B. Wilson has been awarded the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns Fellow Credential. The award recognizes and honors those who contribute to multicultural concerns in rehabilitation professions through research, education, practice, and leadership. Wilson is a professor of rehabilitation … Read More

College of Education Graduate Programs Rise in Rankings

University of Kentucky College of Education graduate programs are on the rise, climbing 14 spots to break the top 30 among public institutions and 43rd overall among all education graduate programs in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. “Our highest-ever ranking shows … Read More

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