Month: May 2013

Neag School of Education Hosts 2013 Commencement

May 29, 2013

The Neag School of Education recognized graduates from the Class of 2013 during two ceremonies the weekend of May 11-12. The Neag School undergraduate commencement took place at the Jorgensen Auditorium on Sunday, May 12. Commencement for Neag School graduate students, including sixth-year students, took place Saturday, May 11, at Gampel Pavilion. The Graduate School […]

Well-Designed Video Games Can Enhance Problem-Solving Skills and Make Learning More Effective

May 29, 2013

The tragic December deaths of 20 first-graders and six school staff members in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, along with the Boston Marathon tragedy and other recent attacks, have brought the decades-old debate over the behavioral effects of video games back onto legislative floors throughout the nation. Citing the fact that gunman Adam Lanza, 20, played violent […]

Come Reconnect with UConn Alumni!!!

May 29, 2013

Neag School of Education alumni, family, friends, and community members are invited to attend “A Taste of UConn,” part of Alumni Weekend 2013 on Saturday, June 8 from 12pm-3pm on the South Campus lawn and patio. Stop by the extra-large Fun House Bouncer for FREE Neag School of Education Give-Aways!!! Participate in some fun Husky […]

Teaching History With Museums

May 21, 2013

“When you see it, you’ll become a believer. It’s almost impossible not to feel that way.” Those are the words of Meaghan Davis, a social studies teacher at Conard High School in West Hartford and disciple of UConn Professor Dr. Alan Marcus’ approach to teaching history. Marcus, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in the […]