Cassandra from the Learning Assistant Program

American Physical Society honors scientists, educators & the Learning Assistant Program for excellence in science education

Oct. 23, 2018

The American Physical Society, a "leading voice in physics,” will honor CU Boulder scientists and educators as part of its spring 2019 awards. The Excellence in Physics Education Award will recognize an interdisciplinary CU Boulder team for their work with the Colorado Learning Assistant Program and the Learning Assistance Alliance, an international initiative based in the School of Education. Congrats to Valerie Otero, Laurie Langdon, and team.

Susan Jurow

Susan Jurow earns the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award

Oct. 22, 2018

Susan Jurow, associate professor of learning sciences and human development, was recently honored with the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award for her contributions to learning in the food movement and her work focused on the organization of learning, participation, knowledge production, and social practices.

Student Voice and Leadership Program

New grant expands partnership with Denver Public Schools and student leadership program

Oct. 12, 2018

Two national organizations have awarded a grant that will deepen and advance our partnership between Denver Public Schools, CU Boulder, CU Denver and Rowan University. Professor Ben Kirshner is one of the Principal Investigators on the project that received a $1.4 million grant from the Hewlett Foundation and Jobs for the Future to expand the Student Voice and Leadership Program.

Jamy Stillman

Educating the Teachers of Tomorrow

Jamy Stillman began her career as a bilingual teacher for fourth and fifth grades in an agricultural community on California’s Central Coast. Those experiences planted the seeds of her growing enthusiasm for leading teacher education and working with teachers in their communities to ensure all children receive an excellent education.

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A Queer Endeavor's first, statewide LGBTQ-inclusive institute led to “extraordinary” experience for educators

Sept. 4, 2018

With poetry, self-reflection, dialogue and community-building, more than 130 educators from 15 school districts gathered at Boulder’s Casey Middle School for the state’s first LGBTQ-Inclusive Educational Practices Institute over the summer.

Best Should Teach

Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony on Sept. 6 to honor educators and teaching

Aug. 29, 2018

At the 2018 Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony, CU Boulder will celebrate excellence in education by recognizing five faculty members, three K-12 teachers in local school districts and many graduate student teachers with awards.

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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.

Ed Talks

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.

Ruben Donato

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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