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Joseph Polman to be appointed as International Society of the Learning Sciences President

June 22, 2018

At the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) held at the London Festival of Learning in London from June 23-27, the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) will appoint CU Boulder School of Education Professor and Associate Dean for Research Joseph Polman as president.

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CU Boulder Ed Talks to address "hot topics" in education on May 22

April 19, 2018

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Tuesday, May 22 for Ed Talks at the Dairy Arts Center. Open to and aimed at the public, these short and engaging talks will be led by CU Boulder education professors who will explore topics such as teacher walkouts, hate speech on college campuses, distrust in education, and more.

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New partnership across Colorado universities aims to transform science teacher preparation

April 18, 2018

A new $2.8 million federal grant will fund a five-year Science Teachers Learning from Lesson Analysis project, or STeLLA CO2, in a unique partnership between CU Boulder, UCCS, UNC and BSCS Science Learning — an independent nonprofit dedicated to research-driven innovation in science education.

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Professor Rubén Donato to be honored with Scholars of Color Distinguished Career Contribution Award

April 4, 2018

CU Boulder Professor Rubén Donato to be awarded 2018 Scholars of Color Distinguished Career Contribution Award from the AERA, the country’s largest interdisciplinary research association devoted to the study of education and learning.

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Who is your most inspiring CU Boulder educator? A campus-wide call for 'Best Should Teach' nominations

March 26, 2018

The campus is calling on students to answer one question: who are your most inspiring educators at CU Boulder? Nominations for the 2018 Best Should Teach faculty awards are due Monday, April 23.

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Two grants totaling $1.4 million support research in deeper learning and equity in STEM

March 19, 2018

In an effort to promote equity in mathematics and science education, two foundations have awarded funding to the University of Colorado Boulder and its partners to enhance research in deeper learning among students.

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Nine schools join CU Boulder in push for active learning in undergraduate math education

March 9, 2018

Led by CU Boulder's School of Education and Department of Mathematics, universities have joined a five-year grant aimed to help undergraduates pursuing STEM degrees succeed in introductory mathematics.

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Dean Kathy Schultz named American Educational Research Association fellow

Feb. 21, 2018

CU Boulder Education Dean Kathy Schultz is one of just 11 prominent education scholars nationwide announced today as a 2018 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.

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New MOOC explores social and emotional learning for students and educators

Feb. 12, 2018

While social and emotional learning programs have been abuzz in schools for more than a decade, the majority of programs have largely emphasized students' learning with only a very few aimed at helping teachers explore their emotional well-being. A new CU Boulder, Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, underscores and...

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National Outstanding Public Educators Award to be bestowed on NEPC's Welner and Mathis

Feb. 7, 2018

Kevin Welner and Bill Mathis, of the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Education Policy (NEPC), have been named the national Outstanding Public Educators by the Horace Mann League. Kevin Welner and Bill Mathis The awards will be presented on Friday, Feb. 16 in Nashville in conjunction with the national conference...