Dr. Laurie Henry Blogs for Ed Prep Matters

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How teachers learn to teach: UK College of Education Associate Dean Laurie Henry discusses work under way to examine effective approaches to field experiences and clinical practice. Read her blog athttp://edprepmatters.net/2015/11/commission-meeting-sets-stage-for-national-discussions-about-clinical-practice/.

Doctoral Students Partner with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

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Doctoral students in the University of Kentucky College of Education recently partnered with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) to enrich the ATLAS (Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools™) resource. More than just a video library, ATLAS cases demonstrate Board-certified teachers’ approaches to teaching and make accomplished practice accessible. … Read More

Reimagining Assessments

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By Dr. Margaret Rintamaa and Dr. Kathy Swan It’s springtime and, for many, this can be an opportunity for heavy duty cleaning, closet purges, makeovers and detoxes – making room for new possibilities that come with the change in season. For teacher educators in the departments of Curriculum and Instruction … Read More

Education in a culturally diverse society

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The course “Education in a Culturally Diverse Society” (EDC/AAS 550) is among classes taken by UK students in a variety of majors. It helps college students develop perspectives that will enable them to enter their future careers able to provide an equitable service and/or classroom environment where all have equal … Read More

Literacy scholar focuses on brain research

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As brain research has grown, it has given rise to a new research field – educational neuroscience. Researchers are starting to use knowledge gained through brain research to rethink how to improve student learning.   Among the voices in this emerging body of knowledge is Dr. George Hruby, who is … Read More

Little Free Library Installed Near College

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  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

Alum Takes AP English Position with College Board

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UK College of Education alumnus Brandon Abdon (‘03) is combining his experiences teaching at the high school and college levels in a new position as director of Advanced Placement (AP) English Curriculum and Content Development for the College Board. College Board is a non-profit organization made up of member institutions … Read More

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