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How to Create a Classroom Teaching Matrix for Remote Instruction

by: Brandi Simonsen   

This practice brief shares tips for maintaining continuity of learning through defining classroom expectations for remote (i.e., distance) instruction and online learning environments. With a few adaptations, teachers can use a PBIS framework to make remote learning safe, predictable, and positive.

School-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) is an evidence-based framework for improving school climate, social-emotional competence, and academic achievement, and decreasing unsafe behavior in schools. Just as in a brick-and-mortar school, PBIS can be used to make virtual (i.e., online) education more effective.

Doug Glanville.

Q&A: Glanville Brings Major League Experience to UConn

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

If you are a baseball fan, the name Doug Glanville is probably familiar. Glanville, who studied engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, had a nine-year career in the major leagues, including a five-year stint with the Philadelphia Phillies. But UConn students may know him in an additional capacity: Glanville became an adjunct professor in the Neag School of Education in the fall of 2019.

Clewiston Challenger.

Meet the Researcher: Clewiston Challenger, Educational Psychology

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

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.

Clewiston Challenger.

Meet the Researcher: Clewiston Challenger, Educational Psychology

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

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.

Matthew Failor coming into Unalakleet.

Follow Iditarod’s 2020 Teacher on the Trail: Kelly Villar ’06 MA

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

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.

Upcoming Neag School Events

  1. Apr 20 ***CANCELLED*** Esteemed Holocaust Scholar Christopher Browning to Speak at UConn 5:00pm
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  4. Jul 14 Confratute 202012:00pm

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