Reading, writing, and … recess?

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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. Recent episodes

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

Tuition Opportunity for Special Education Master’s Program

The University of Kentucky College of Education is seeking applicants interested in earning a master’s degree in special education through a U.S. Department of Education grant offering tuition and collaboration opportunities. The application deadline is Friday, April 19, 2019. Click here for the application. The grant provides tuition support to … Read More

March 25: Colloquium Series Continues with Jessica Calarco

Dr. Jessica Calarco, assistant professor of sociology at Indiana University and author of Negotiating Opportunity: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School, will be giving a talk on her book as part of the Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation Colloquium Series. The talk will take place from 5 to … Read More

Tracking teacher stress and coping skills

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This research focuses on correlations between stressful work-related events and the data provided by the FitBit in order to support future teachers experiencing stress in their teaching careers. Dr. Molly Fisher, an associate professor in STEM Education, is conducting research with two undergraduate elementary education majors, Shelby Haarman and Natalie … Read More


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This research project explores how students engage in problem-based learning and community action through integration of critical literacy and mathematics learning.  Cindy Jong, Associate Professor, STEM Education, and Kristen Perry, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, along with two undergraduate research fellows, NaKayla Greene and Rachel … Read More

March 19: EdTalks – Building Partnerships with Sustainable Impacts

Mark your calendar: EdTalks 2019 will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 at The Burl, 375 Thompson Rd. in Lexington. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and snacks will be provided. This free community event features University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members giving brief talks on issues … Read More

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