The Neag School of Education welcomes three new faculty members this fall.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Neag School student Rueben Pierre-Louis and professor Erik Hines were interviewed for this story about the living community)
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When recent Neag School graduate Sarah Hodge ’15 (ED), ’16 MA was still a high schooler, she enrolled as one of the first students in the Teacher Preparatory Studies Program at Bulkeley High School, an initiative funded by Bank of America and designed to prepare and encourage talented students, particularly from minority groups, to become teachers. Although she found that she liked working with students, a teaching career was not necessarily what she thought she wanted to pursue at the time.
While educators have long been encouraged to engage students in writing when teaching math, specific recommendations on how to leverage writing to enhance learning of mathematics have fallen short — until now.
After almost 20 years in a variety of positions at the University of Connecticut, Joseph Madaus, professor of educational psychology, has returned to the Neag School to serve as the new associate dean for academic affairs.
CT Mirror (Neag School’s Preston Green offers insights on legal case in Connecticut)
Catch up on some of the Neag School news highlights you may have missed this past summer with these quick links.
Robert Colbert, associate professor in the Neag School of Education, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.
Research can inform policy, but it must first be vetted and publicly debated. A recent exchange illustrates the value of such a public deliberation.