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100 Questions That Promote Mathematical Discourse

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

Asking better questions can open doors for students, promoting mathematical thinking and discourse. A set of 100 questions that can be incorporated into mathematics instruction — created by the Neag School Dean Gladis Kersaint, who serves as an advisor for Ready® Mathematics — have been made available online as free infographics.

Kristin English Why I Teach

Why I Teach: ‘Everything Is Possible’

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

Editor’s Note: Kristin English’ 03 (ED), ’04 MA — an English teacher at Newtown High School in Newtown, Conn., since 2004 and an alumna of the Neag School’s Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program — shares her insights on what makes the profession of teaching most meaningful to her.

Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Branch to Branch: Alum Lynda Mullaly Hunt on the Value of Teaching

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

Best-selling author, former third-grade teacher, and Neag School alumna Lynda Mullaly Hunt ’88 (ED), ’96 MA authored the following piece on the value of teaching, which was originally published in the September 2016 edition of the National Council of Teachers of English’s peer-reviewed journal, Voices from the Middle.

NSF; National Science Foundation

NSF Awards $3M Grant to Neag School’s Moss, Campbell, and UConn Colleagues

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

A group of UConn faculty that includes Neag School associate professors David Moss and Todd Campbell has received nearly $3 million in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), a program that seeks to enhance learning in informal environments as well as to broaden access to and engagement in STEM learning opportunities.

Scholars House; Reuben Pierre-Louis; Theta 360 view; UConn Learning Community; African American Men

10 Questions With Reuben Pierre-Louis, Future Special Education Teacher

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

Current UConn student Reuben Pierre-Louis ’17 (ED), ’18 MA is set to begin his senior year in the Neag School’s five-year Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s (IB/M) program with a concentration in special education. In addition, he will be serving as a resident assistant this coming academic year in UConn’s new ScHOLA²RS House Learning Community.

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