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https://soundcloud.com/uk-research-media/researching-grading-to-improve-education Thomas Guskey is a professor of educational psychology in the UK College of Education. His research focuses on the way teachers grade and how they report that information to parents. “The grading practices used in most schools today are really steeped in tradition. They are, in many cases, the longest held traditions operating in the schools today,” Guskey said. “There's probably...
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The University of Kentucky College of Education's Derek Gaiser, a secondary social studies education and history junior from Ludlow, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Gaiser's expenses for summer study at Oxford University. The Kentucky Branch of the English-Speaking Union awards a limited number of scholarships to...
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Access video here. As an aviation rescue swimmer in the United States Navy, UK freshman Zach Grills had to put his fears aside the moment he began rescue swimming school. "In a real life scenario, jumping into the water is crazy," said Grills, a native of London, Kentucky. "Stormy conditions is probably the most stressful environment you could ever put yourself...
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Henry Receives Confucius Award

Dr. Laurie Henry, associate dean for clinical programs and partnerships at the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been honored with the UK Confucius Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who have done outstanding work towards the understanding of and learning about China on campus and...