Best Should Teach award Susan Jurow

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.Read more »
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Your CU Boulder Guide to AERA 2018

March 20, 2018

We are looking forward to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from Friday, April 13 to Tuesday, April 17 in New York City. Please use the following schedule to connect with and support colleagues at AERA.Read more »
Paty Abril-Gonzalez and Grad School Dean

Paty Abril-Gonzalez wins campus Three Minute Thesis Competition

March 15, 2018

PhD Student Paty Abril-Gonzalez Holt took first place at the campus-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition hosted by the Graduate School in February. As the first-place winner for her talk, "Latinx Bilingual Students’ Voices Matter: Transforming Education with Love," she will receive $1,500 in research funds, and Abril-Gonzalez Holt will... Read more »
Marin field studies

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... Read more »
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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... Read more »
2017 in review

2017: The Year in Review

Dec. 29, 2017

As we look forward to 2018, let’s look back at just a few of the milestones from the CU Boulder School of Education’s 2017. Here are 10 highlights from 2017. Two new undergraduate majors in elementary education and leadership & community engagement launched in August The School of Education welcomed... Read more »
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Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs on Jan. 4

Dec. 28, 2017

Calling all Education Buffs: enjoy discounted basketball tickets at the Safeway Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The men's basketball team will take on Arizona State at the Coors Events Center. Three CU Boulder Education alumni will receive special recognition: Veronica Navarro, (MA... Read more »
Caitlin McElhaney

Advice from an Alumna and Hiring Manager: Classroom Experience, Passion, and Perseverance Keys to Success

Nov. 27, 2017

For alumna Caitlin McElhaney (Secondary Science Education, ’13), all of the in-person, school-based opportunities she gained in the School of Education and CU Teach program gave her the experience she needed to land a teaching position directly after graduation. Now a hiring manager for DSST schools in Denver, Caitlin highlights... Read more »
Scholarship Ceremony

Scholarship Ceremony celebrates students, supporters, our passion for education

Nov. 16, 2017

With students, donors, speakers, and the dean each sharing their passion for education, the annual School of Education Scholarship Awards Ceremony united and honored more than 136 scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters on Friday, Oct. 27. Astrid Clough McDowell and David Clough, sponsors of the Katinka Ponce Clough Elementary... Read more »

Makerspaces, nature, museums, and more: Informal learning the center of new seminar series

Oct. 20, 2017

CU Boulder alumna to kickoff informal learning series Recognizing that the average American will spend 95% of their time outside of the classroom, a new lecture series will spotlight the science of informal teaching and learning and the important role informal learning plays in our lives. The innovative Learning in... Read more »