Student Weekly Newsletter: Sept. 18, 2017

Sept. 18, 2017 Student Newsletter The What’s Up @UKCollegeOfEd newsletter is sent to all currently enrolled College of Education students. It is used to communicate information relevant to students in the college. FREE PRAXIS WORKSHOPS The College of Education will be offering two opportunities to attend a free Praxis I … Read More

Alumni Recognized as State’s Best Educators in History, Civics

Two educators receiving the 2017 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award have ties to the University of Kentucky College of Education. Amy Michele Madsen and Whitney Walker were selected from elementary, middle and high school history and/or civics (social studies) teachers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Madsen, a teacher at … Read More

Washington Post Quotes Guskey

What if the problem isn’t the grade, but the grading scale? UK College of Education Professor Tom Guskey, author of On Your Mark, offers his thoughts in this Washington Post piece on schools shifting to no-zero grading policies. Click here to read the article.

UK Student Develops Program to Allay Police Fears in Autism Community

A University of Kentucky student is teaming with local police to provide education about interacting with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Abbey Love is an educational psychology doctoral student in the UK College of Education Department of Educational, Counseling, and School Psychology. With a research focus on teaching and ASD, Love … Read More

Student Group Hosts Awareness Events to End Use of “R Word”

The school psychology program’s student association, Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP), received the Multicultural Inclusion Grant from the UK Student Government Association to support their campus-wide events to raise awareness of the hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed).” The campus events, called “The R Word Is Not Our Word,” … Read More

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