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Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony honors educators and teaching

Sept. 6, 2017

With a theme centered around the joy of teaching, CU Boulder celebrated excellence in education by recognizing four faculty members — including Bill McGinley, associate professor of education — K-12 teachers, and graduate students with Best Should Teach Awards on Aug. 31. The late lifelong educator Lindley Stiles and his... Read more »
Tom Cech

Learning to love the classroom: A Q&A with Best Should Teach Keynote, Professor Thomas Cech

Aug. 21, 2017

Best Should Teach event on Aug. 31 to honor educators and teaching Thomas Cech is well recognized by the scientific community and as Colorado’s first Nobel Prize Laureate. A distinguished professor of chemistry and the director of CU Boulder BioFrontiers Institute, Cech has dedicated his career to scientific discovery. Yet,... Read more »
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NEPC panels to explore neovouchers and equal rights in education on Sept. 8

Aug. 15, 2017

Join the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) on Friday, Sept. 8 for panel discussions and informal conversations about current hot topics in education — neovouchers and equal rights in education. The 11th annual NEPC Fellows Research Panels will be held in the Kittredge Multipurpose Room on the CU Boulder campus... Read more »
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Latino high school students from across Colorado attend Aquetza summer program

Aug. 3, 2017

More than 40 high school students with strong ties to Colorado's Latino/Chicano communities came from across the state to participate in this summer's free, residential Aquetza summer program at CU Boulder. Youth participants engaged in a unique, trans-disciplinary educational and community leadership experience that focused on learning Latino/Chicano history, discussing... Read more »
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Online Course Starting Aug. 7: Using Research to Inform Decisions

July 21, 2017

A new online course beginning in August aims to help district leaders, school leaders, and state education officials learn how to find, evaluate, and use research to inform the decisions they make. Hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education in collaboration with the National Center for Research in Policy... Read more »
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CU Boulder project earn highest rating for next generation of science curricula

June 27, 2017

For nearly 10 years, the Inquiry Hub, or iHub , has been developing and testing a new model for helping school districts effectively implement student-centered curricula in mathematics and science. Their latest digital unit in biology, “Why Don't Antibiotics Work Like They Used To?,“ was recently recognized by Achieve, Inc... Read more »
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Visiting scholar Angela Valenzuela to explore teacher & community empowerment on June 27

June 20, 2017

Join Visiting Scholar Angela Valenzuela, from the University of Texas at Austin, for a discussion about community-based teacher education on Tuesday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. in the UMC Aspen Room 285. A reception to follow.Read more »
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Ben Kirshner receives the University of Colorado's Chase Faculty Community Service Award

June 1, 2017

As an advocate for young people in classrooms and communities, Ben Kirshner, associate professor of education at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education, has received the 2016-17 Chase Faculty Community Service Award . The Chase Faculty Community Service Award is presented annually to a University of Colorado system-wide... Read more »

Pathways2Teaching students delve into social action research

May 19, 2017

José Alcalá Martínez is studying high school dropout rates, a subject that is near to his heart. Two of his close friends left school as juniors to start working full-time and his mother didn’t finish high school. At one point, he considered leaving school as well, but instead he is... Read more »
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Rep. Polis visits local elementary as part of Families and Educators Together project

May 12, 2017

Invited by students and parents on a Families and Educators Together team, Congressman Jared Polis visited University Hill Elementary recently offering a Q&A session and words of encouragement for students. In January, the 3rd-5th grade University Hill classes created bookmarks focused on their concerns about current news and policies coming... Read more »