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Research Shows At-Risk Elementary Students Benefit from Child-Centered Play Therapy
Elementary school students who received child-centered play therapy services over the course of a school year showed significant positive changes, according to data collected by two U of A professors.
U of A Graduate Receives Grant for Lab Equipment in First Science Teaching Job
Matthew Holden, a May graduate in his first year of teaching, received a grant this fall with fellow teacher Cameron Simpkins to purchase lab equipment for their science classes at Fayetteville High School.
University Partner Named Outstanding Arkansas Mentor
Sherri Yates, first-grade teacher in Rogers and mentor in the U of A Master of Arts in Teaching program, has been selected for the Outstanding Mentor Teacher Award in Arkansas.
Goering, Co-Editor Receive Award for Book on Critical Media Literacy
Essays in the book offer middle, high school and college teachers advice, perspective, theory and classroom activities for teaching their students to be media savvy.
Northwest Arkansas Teachers Take Young Writers Camp to China
More than 60 young Chinese students experienced an English writing camp in July, thanks to the U of A's Northwest Arkansas Writing Project.
U of A Graduates Take Top Teaching Honors in Northwest Arkansas
Teachers Julie Griggs, Kara Holland, Laurie Jennings, Christhian Saavedra and Andrew Young were named teachers of the year in their respective school districts.
Murphy Recognized for Service to Higher Learning Commission
Cheryl Murphy has served for 10 years as a Peer Corps member helping with accreditation visits.
Children Build Language Skills While Learning About Growing Cycle
The combination of a high number of English language learners and an outdoor garden at Bayyari Elementary in Springdale offered educators a fertile field for teaching science camp.
Teaching in Mexico Adds New Dimension to First-Year Teacher's Experience
Alumna Marisa Buller went to Mexico for her first job in teaching and she has signed a contract for a second year. She has found the experience fulfilling both professionally and personally.
Goering Co-Edits Special Issue of International Journal on Arts Integration Research
Chris Goering, associate professor of English education, recently co-edited a special issue of Pedaogies: An International Journal, with Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell of LSU.