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Ed Talks on Oct. 29 to center educators' voices, experiences, vision for the future

Oct. 19, 2020

It is more important than ever to center educators' voices and experiences in these changing and challenging times. Join us this Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. for a special virtual gathering for CU Boulder’s Ed Talks, a series of short, engaging talks inspired by TED Talks that address some of today’s most pressing issues in education.

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BUENO Center for Multicultural Education welcomes Jesús Rodríguez as Executive Director

July 21, 2020

Jesús Rodríguez is the new of Executive Director of the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education in School of Education. Rodríguez brings extensive experience as a school and district leader in Denver Public Schools and is an alumnus of the center’s College Assistance Migrant Program, Career Ladder Program, and Master's in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity program.

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CU Engage announces center's new leadership team

May 4, 2020

A newly configured leadership team for CU Engage: the Center for Community-Based Learning and Research is uniquely positioned to continue and expand the University of Colorado Boulder’s legacy of collaboration with community organizations and advancing social change. Roudy Hildreth, Siomara Valladares, and Enrique Lopez take the helm.

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COVID-19: Coming together with resources and support for our education community

April 22, 2020

From self-care webinars and remote teaching lesson plans for teachers to makerspace-produced masks, our education community is coming together to support and uplift one another during these challenging times. Follow this ever-evolving web page featuring just some of the resources and stories of inspiration from and for our education community.

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Latest Ed Talks videos and stories explore vulnerabilities and re-humanization in education

Dec. 17, 2019

At the fall series of the CU Boulder's Ed Talks, we learned about leaning into the discomfort of learning, re-humanizing education, and more. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks explore "hot topics" in education through short, engaging presentations led by education professors, researchers, and collaborators. Missed the latest Ed Talks? Check out the updated video gallery.

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Ed Talks on Nov. 13 to explore humanizing educational practices

Nov. 5, 2019

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at Boulder's Dairy Arts Center for the thought-provoking series, CU Boulder's Ed Talks. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks are not-to-be-missed short, engaging presentations exploring humanizing educational practices and a return to the heart of teaching and learning.

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Literacy and Media Lab helps kids use digital tools to make old stories new again

Oct. 14, 2019

How can you make an old fable such as the "Ant and the Grasshopper," Aesop’s classic tale about the value of hard work, come alive? For one student at Lafayette Elementary School, the answer was simple: Just add sound. The student participated in an after-school program and partnership called the Literacy and Media Lab, between the School of Education and Boulder Valley School District.

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Full-day pre-K beats half-day, first-of-its-kind study shows

Oct. 11, 2019

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers working in a school district near Denver have examined the impacts of enrolling children in full- versus half-day preschool programs. The research team, led by Assistant Professor Allison Atteberry, found that the extra school hours improved how children performed in assessments of vocabulary, literacy, math and more.

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Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards recognize educators, explore respecting children

Oct. 2, 2019

With a theme focused on what it takes to truly know and love students, CU Boulder celebrated excellence in education by recognizing five faculty members — including Wendy Glenn, professor of education — K-12 teachers, and graduate students with Best Should Teach Awards in September.

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Youth Rising

How today's youth are finding their voice, and what we can learn from them “Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here,” the high school students chanted as they carried colorful signs and blasted messages via megaphone. Drivers slowed and many honked as the marchers made their way...

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