Author: UConn Today

Meeting Common Core Standards for Math

August 5, 2014

For three days this summer, math teachers from three Connecticut school districts have worked with UConn faculty members and graduate students to develop skills and resources to enable them to meet new teaching and assessment standards and improve their students’ learning in math.

Helping Teachers Teach Writing

July 19, 2012

Many students at all levels struggle with writing. And many teachers welcome some help in working with them, too. The Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) at UConn is a resource both for those who teach writing, from kindergarten through college, and for the students they teach. The CWP-Storrs was established in 1982 with the goal of […]

Preventing School Bullying Behavior

July 19, 2012

As sure as school bells begin to ring after Memorial Day, so too do news stories appear of students in elementary, middle, and high school being bullied. Some school districts have a new state “cyber bullying” law that allows administrators to punish students for what they say online. With one out of every three online […]

Great Professors: Jim O’Neil

May 31, 2012

Jim OʼNeil, professor of educational psychology, raises the bar for exceptional teaching. I took his online course, Introduction to Psychoeducation and Counseling, during the 2012 Intersession. Even though the class was only three weeks long, OʼNeil had a lasting impact on me. It was evident that he loved to teach, and that his main goal […]

Save the Date: Alumni Weekend is Coming June 1 and 2!

March 27, 2012

Join us as we celebrate Alumni Weekend, June 1 and 2, with past, present and future Husky generations! Visit campus and remember how UConn became your home—the place where lifelong friendships began and special memories abound. The Neag School of Education will  host a reception on Friday, June 1, from 4-5 p.m. Come back to […]