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.

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All invited to the Children's & Young Adult Library Open House on Oct. 10

Sept. 28, 2018

As we lead innovation in teacher preparation, a strong children’s and young adult collection remains vital. At the same time, picture books and youth adult literature appeal to all ages. Community members, families and K-12 partners are invited to the Children's & Young Adult Library Open House at Norlin Library on Oct. 10.

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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.

NBC #Pride30 Video

Featured on NBC Out #Pride30: A Queer Endeavor co-founders Bethy Leonardi and Sara Staley

July 12, 2018

A Queer Endeavor co-founders Bethy Leonardi and Sara Staley were featured in the NBC Out #Pride30 series. The #Pride30 series honored 30 change makers and rising stars of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

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.

CU Teach Class

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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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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Learning in Informal Settings spring series begins Feb. 27 with Walking, Reading, and Storying the Land

Feb. 14, 2018

Join Ananda Marin, assistant professor of education at UCLA, for "Walking, Reading, and Storying the Land: Learning in the Natural World," the first talk in the spring series, Learning in Informal Settings, at 3:30pm in the CU Museum of Natural History's Paleontology Hall. Marin studies socio-cultural dimensions of learning and...

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