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New certificate provides students new tools for communicating, learning STEM concepts

Dec. 12, 2018

CU Boulder's new STEM Education certificate offers STEM majors an opportunity to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts in local schools while developing the skills to more effectively communicate STEM topics. “Not only do education courses help me teach the material and engage students, I feel I have become a better student myself," said Kelsey Sheehan, certificate student.

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Latest Ed Talks videos and stories explore new paradigms for diversity, inclusion

Nov. 30, 2018

At the fall series of Ed Talks, we learn about ways to challenge assumptions and create new paradigms around diversity and inclusion in education and beyond. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks explore "hot topics" in education through short, engaging presentations led by education faculty and collaborators. Missed the latest Ed Talks? Check out the updated video gallery.

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Scholarship Ceremony celebrates and honors our students and supporters

Nov. 5, 2018

The annual School of Education Scholarship Awards Ceremony united and honored more than 136 scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters on Thursday, Oct. 18.

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In support of our trans community

Oct. 24, 2018

As a community of educators, researchers, staff and students, we affirm our support and love for our transgender and gender nonbinary students, friends, colleagues, and family members. Here are a few ways that you can join us in fighting against trans erasure by increasing support and visibility of trans people in particular.

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Guaranteed admission now offered to high schoolers who study education

Oct. 19, 2018

Colorado high school students interested in becoming teachers and community leaders can earn guaranteed admissions to the CU Boulder School of Education thanks to a new agreement between CU Boulder and two high school concurrent enrollment programs, Teacher Cadet and Pathways2Teaching® programs. The admission agreement comes at a critical time as Colorado and the nation face significant teacher shortages.

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From engaging with Spanish-speaking families to youth as agents for change, join us for Ed Talks on Nov. 7

Oct. 16, 2018

Join us for Ed Talks, a series of short, engaging talks led by CU Boulder School of Education change-makers and collaborators, on Nov. 7 at 7p.m. at the Dairy Center Arts Center in Boulder. Inspired by TED Talks, our fall Ed Talks will explore the collective power of students of color and more!

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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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K-12 students who fled Hurricane Maria face storm of issues on the mainland

Sept. 18, 2018

Led by School of Education doctoral students Molly Hamm-Rodriguez and Astrid Sambolín Morales, a new report found that K-12 students who fled Puerto Rico for the mainland face waves of continued issues, including housing instability, language barriers and culture shock one year after Hurricane Maria decimated the island.

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Miramontes Doctoral Scholars honor and extend a legacy

With three university brochures in hand, then-16-year-old Adriana Alvarez went to her high school guidance counselor's office eager to discuss options for college. To her dismay, the counselor suggested she explore options for vocational school instead of applying to college. Alvarez, a teacher for 11 years, a doctoral alumna and...

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Transforming Classrooms with Love

When Carolina Bañuelos was in fourth grade, she took second place in a citywide Colorado essay contest for her piece about being proud to be bilingual. “I remember writing that being bilingual gave me more opportunities to communicate with people,” she explained. Now a junior in high school, Bañuelos’ life...