Greenwich educator Ian Tiedemann has been awarded the Council for Economic Education’s 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award, which recognizes excellence in economic education.
A high-level mayoral advisory group released a bombshell report this week that suggests New York City phase out its gifted and talented programs.
In their place, the task force suggests “equitable enrichment alternatives” that would enroll a range of students, diversifying the ranks of those getting advanced academic opportunities.
As the number of Holocaust survivors worldwide continues to dwindle each year, the question of how to preserve the stories of survivors as a means of remembrance and education becomes ever more relevant. Alan Marcus, associate professor in curriculum and instruction, is working to answer that question through research on three-dimensional, interactive technology.
“There were times throughout my youth that I think people had lower expectations than they should have. It just made me hungrier,” says Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona.
We delve into a charter school scam so enormous, so audacious that it requires charts and graphs to explain.
Professor Preston Green IIIwas formally appointed the John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education on Aug. 14. A renowned expert in education law who joined the Neag School’s Department of Educational Leadership in 2013, Green also holdsa joint appointment in UConn’s School of Law.
Professor Christopher Rhoads is co-PI on a new $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will investigate whether online courses provide increased access to STEM college degrees — particularly to students underrepresented in STEM fields.
UConn has received a $2.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand and study a new public engagement program that combines teaching, service learning, and Extension outreach.
The Neag School of Education is now seeking nominations for the 2020 Neag School Annual Alumni Awards through Oct. 31, 2019.