As COVID-19 continues to alter social and economic landscapes around the world, some are more immediately impacted than others.
Former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville now teaches a class in the Neag School of Education.
“The younger the children are, the less you can even expect them to self-regulate and it’s up to the parents to kind of structure the time,” said Michael F. Young, a professor a UConn’s Neag School of Education who researches the effects of instructional technology.
“I recognized that my experience as a student, and my race and my gender, all came together in how I experienced my academics and my campus climate,” says Clewiston Challenger, now an assistant professor of counselor education at the Neag School.
Clewiston Challenger never intended to be a researcher. When he was young, Challenger wanted to be a police officer. As an undergraduate at the University of Connecticut, he originally majored in biology with the aim of becoming a scientist.
Kelly (Heffley) Villar ’06 MA, a second-grade teacher for the past 16 years at Southeast Elementary School in Mansfield, Conn., was selected as the Iditarod Teacher on the Trail for 2020. The race officially began March 7, and Villar has been tracking her experience with blog posts and photos on the Iditarod’s Teacher on the Trail blog since arriving in Alaska in February.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Neag School of Education has been ranked by U.S. News & World Reportamong the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the nation.
Jason Gilmore of Guilford, Conn., an art teacher at Hartford’s McDonough Middle School, has been named the Neag School of Education’s 2020 Rogers Educational Innovation Fund award.
WILI Radio holds an interview regarding a partnership between UConn and E.O. Smith High School in Mansfield, Conn., known as the STAAR (Students Transitioning to Age-Appropriate Routes) Program.
Long Island is the epicenter of the Opt Out movement in New York. A new book by its leaders explores why some parents refuse standardized testing for their children. It’s something Connecticut parents don’t have a record of doing – until now.