DACTE Superintendent’s Meeting – Nov. 14, 2017

The Delaware Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (DACTE) will meet on November 14, 2017. The meeting will feature a discussion about how districts and EPPs can work together to ensure quality teachers for Delaware Schools. Read More

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Collaborative Grant Program to Promote Equity in Teacher Education

Grants are available to University of Delaware faculty and instructional staff members to support research and scholarly activities designed to promote equity in teacher education. The deadline to apply for the 2018 grants is 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6. Read More

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Wilson Receives Spencer Grant to Improve Assessment of Students’ Writing Skills

Joshua Wilson, assistant professor in the University of Delaware’s School of Education (SOE), has studied how computer software could be used to evaluate and improve student writing, and his research continues to garner national attention. This fall, he received a two-year research grant from the Spencer Foundation in support of his work to develop new writing evaluation algorithms for automated essay-scoring systems (AES) designed to improve writing skills of K-12 students. Read More

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Computer Science for Everyone

UD professors Chrystalla Mouza and Lori Pollock were in attendence when Delaware Gov. John Carney signed a bill that will require every public high school in Delaware to offer at least one course in computer science. Read More

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Delaware Legislature Addresses Teacher Licensure Requirements

Rob Grey, Program Manager, and Christine Gorowara, Senior Associate Director, both of the Delaware Center for Teacher Education, were in attendance on September 22, 2017, when Governor John Carney signed HB 143 and HB 193. The two bills provide flexibility in the timeline for fulfilling requirements for beginning teachers, making it easier for Delaware schools to ensure staffing and recruitment of teachers from surrounding states while maintaining high expectations for novice teacher competencies. Read More

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UD Summer Teacher Training Takes Many Forms

UD’s Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification (ARTC) prepares professionals from diverse backgrounds for teaching careers. On the last Saturday in July, as thousands streamed toward the beach to enjoy one Read More

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Math Education Alumni Selected as Knowles Fellows

UD alumni Amy Fligor and Anthony Reid are among the 37 early-career math and science teachers selected for  fellowships from the Knowles Teacher Initiative.   Two recent graduates from the Read More

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Secondary Education Honors Outstanding Student Teachers

Students in UD’s secondary teacher education program honored for exceptional skill and creativity include (from left) Amy Fligor, math education, Shelby Bledsoe, social studies education, Ben Helton, English education, and Read More

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Bahira Sherif Trask receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Bahira Sherif Trask, professor of human development and family studies, was one of eight faculty members to receive the Excellence in Teaching Award. Read More

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Scantlebury receives AERA Distinguished Contributions to Gender Equity in Education Research Award

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has announced the winners of its 2017 awards for excellence in education research. Kathryn C. Scantlebury, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Read More

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