Category: Faculty

Read stories related to faculty experts at UConn’s Neag School of Education.

The Show Must Go On

May 6, 2021

Allison Lombardi, an associate professor in the Department of Education Psychology, discusses College and Career Readiness for Transition (CCR4T), a five-year measurement study that aims to evaluate high school students’ preparation for their next steps.

What Can Teachers Learn From Students’ Brainwaves?

May 6, 2021

It’s a bit of a mystery what goes on inside the brain when students learn. But thanks to relatively new breakthroughs in portable EEG devices, which can measure the brain’s electrical activity in what are known as brainwaves, researchers are able to run experiments in classrooms as never before.

Former MLB Player, Educator and Author Doug Glanville Explores the Intersection between Sports and Larger Society

April 27, 2021

The nine-year MLB veteran joined SportsJam host Doug Doyle to talk about the new show, his baseball and broadcasting career, social justice matters, and his days at Teaneck High School. The baseball analyst, writer, author and educator who teaches classes at UConn’s Neag School of Education spoke on a Zoom chat from his home in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

Springtime Means Time for a Check-Up on Family Well-Being

April 13, 2021

As spring arrives, it feels like the storm might be starting to ease up. We should expect, however, that conditions around us will continue to change for some time. It is important that we monitor the weather of our family well-being, now so more than ever. We need to be able to adjust what we do to make sure each family member – young and old alike – has the right gear to support their well-being.