Education Students head to Norway, Germany
Two groups of School of Education students are in Europe, where they are doing student teaching in Hamburg, Germany and in Bergen, Norway. Click through to read their blogs and see photos of their adventures
Free Film Screening: Stolen Education
In 1965, eight Mexican American elementary students and their families sued the Driscoll School District for discrimination. This is the untold story of how they changed education in Texas forever
Join us for a free screening withproducer and documentarian Enrique Alemán, Jr. on Thursday, April 24.
Ph.D. student Justin Garwood seeking answers to classroom problems
Justin Garwood learned firsthand the importance of classroom management. Now he’s researching techniques that he hopes teachers can use to build stronger relationships with their students.
Juan Carrillo named UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2014 Chiron Award recipient
Assistant Professor Juan Carrillo has been named the 2014 recipient of the Chiron Award, an award bestowed by student groups at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to recognize excellence in teaching and devotion to students.
Lillie Cox (Ed.D. ’09) named finalist for national educational leadership award
Lillie Cox (Ed.D. ’09), superintendent of the Alamance-Burlington School System, has been named a finalist for the 2014 Women in School Leadership Award, presented by AASA, the School Superintendents Association.
Meece named second McMichael Professor
Judith Meece, professor of educational psychology, has been named to the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education’s McMichael Term Professorship, becoming the second faculty member to hold the professorship.
Student Profile: Jillian Froelick took a life-changing journey
A gap year spent in Tanzania by Robertson Scholar Jillian Froelick inspired her to pursue a career working with children. The junior is now researching the school transition process for children with chronic medical conditions.
Student Profile: Joseph Shelley takes unusual path to teaching
A senior majoring in elementary education, Shelley was homeschooled through the elementary grades, middle school and into high school. Now he’s learning to be a teacher, preparing for a career in which he hopes to instill in children his love of learning.
Sallie Senseney ’10 ignites a passion for science in her N.C. hometown
Using real-world examples and minimal lecturing, Sallie Senseney ('10) seeks to spark a passion for science and in interest in college in her high school students.
Webcam coaching program helps struggling readers
A new literacy webcam coaching strategy, developed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been shown to help struggling kindergarten and first-grade readers in rural classrooms keep pace with their peers.
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