“The first class I was teaching in English to American kids I was a bit nervous at times,” Wang said. “Taking this initiative [to talk to people] first, you will actively solve your problem. Second, you will take this challenge as an exercise for you to establish good communication ability and interact with people in the host country.”
“While all levels of government are working overtime to solve the immediate issues of controlling the coronavirus and flattening the curve, it is apparent we were not prepared for dealing with a pandemic of this magnitude,” says former Neag School dean Richard Schwab and University of Rhode Island’s Richard Rhodes III.
“My kids are watching TV, playing video games and eating cookies,” says Jennie Weiner, a professor of educational leadership at the Neag School of Education and mother of two boys. “It’s fine.”
Sandy Chafouleas shared the Direct Behavior Rating (DBR) can be effective and efficient as a progress monitoring tool as well as a targeted screening tool.
For the last 34 seasons, Chris Dailey has worked closely with Geno Auriemma to build UConn women’s basketball into the dynasty it is today. Together, they’ve won over 1,000 games, 51 conference championships, and 11 national titles. But Dailey does have one trophy that Auriemma can’t claim: a 1982 AIAW championship with the Rutgers Lady Knights. The AIAW was the predecessor to the NCAA for women’s sports and that year was the first time the NCAA sponsored a women’s basketball championship. So it was the last year of the AIAW Tournament.
Kelly Villar, 43, a mom of six who teaches second grade at Southeast Elementary School in Mansfield, was selected last June as the Iditarod’s designated “teacher on the trail,” a year-round role created in 2000 to extract educational opportunities from the fabled, 1,000-mile sled dog race. She recently served as the race’s “teacher on the trail.”
“Jordan is a great addition to our defensive staff as our linebacker coach,” said Head Coach Greg Gattuso. “Jordan worked with us two years ago and did an outstanding job for our staff, which made this an easy choice for our defensive coaches and myself.”
“I coached rowing at UConn and got my master’s in sport management,” says Strodel. “That allowed me to dabble in coaching. From there, I did go into the real world.”
“It has the potential to be awesome, but not this way,” said Michael Young, a University of Connecticut professor who specializes in education technology.
As COVID-19 continues to alter social and economic landscapes around the world, some are more immediately impacted than others.