The idea of the metaverse is not new, it’s just been waiting for the technology and infrastructure to catch up, said Michael Young, an associate professor at the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education with expertise in cognition, instruction and learning technology.
“The concept is probably perfect for making schools more engaging and getting beyond the walls of a classroom,” Young said.
Since 2015, UConn has experienced a remarkable increase in the number of major National Science Foundation (NSF) awards bestowed upon early-career faculty members. The awards range from about $425,000 to over $1.3 million for Ido Davidesco, the first faculty member from the Neag School of Education to earn CAREER funding. The School of Engineering leads with seven faculty members awarded, followed by two for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and one for Neag.
Thanks to an effort spearheaded by UConn Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives Gladis Kersaint, Neag School professor and former Neag School dean, students across Connecticut are receiving free vision screenings, eye exams and, for those in need, prescription eyeglasses from nonprofit Vision To Learn.
UConn’s Neag School of Education appears for the seventh consecutive year as one of the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the United States, tied at No. 17, per the 2023 U.S. News & World Report rankings released earlier today.
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If you are wondering what Web3 and NFTs have to do with marketing, you are not alone. You may be asking yourself: Is it real or just another buzzword?
Web3 is not a new concept—it has the support of entrepreneurs around the world who are trying to design and build the technologies and protocols that would support this new iteration of the world wide web. As brands jump at the chance to tap into the mindshare of the customer in this new world, it will be imperative not to rely on old strategies that won’t work in the new paradigm shift.
The Board of Education last week appointed Troy C. Hopkins, who serves as principal and assistant superintendent of Ashford School, as its next superintendent. His appointment is effective July 1.
The Region 8 Board of Education Wednesday announced that longtime South Windsor educator Colin McNamara has been appointed its next superintendent of schools.
The argument for special schools for “gifted” kids is supported by the definition of “giftedness” proposed by people like researcher Dr. Joseph Renzulli, director of the University of Connecticut’s National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.
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