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Research Shows At-Risk Elementary Students Benefit from Child-Centered Play Therapy

Thursday, October 11, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Communication Disorders Curriculum and Instruction

U of A Graduate Receives Grant for Lab Equipment in First Science Teaching Job

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Curriculum and Instruction

University Partner Named Outstanding Arkansas Mentor

Monday, October 01, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Curriculum and Instruction

Goering, Co-Editor Receive Award for Book on Critical Media Literacy

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Curriculum and Instruction

Northwest Arkansas Teachers Take Young Writers Camp to China

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

More than 60 young Chinese students experienced an English writing camp in July, thanks to the U of A's Northwest Arkansas Writing Project.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Curriculum and Instruction

U of A Graduates Take Top Teaching Honors in Northwest Arkansas

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Teachers Julie Griggs, Kara Holland, Laurie Jennings, Christhian Saavedra and Andrew Young were named teachers of the year in their respective school districts.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Curriculum and Instruction

Murphy Recognized for Service to Higher Learning Commission

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Cheryl Murphy has served for 10 years as a Peer Corps member helping with accreditation visits.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Curriculum and Instruction

Children Build Language Skills While Learning About Growing Cycle

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Outreach Curriculum and Instruction Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Teaching in Mexico Adds New Dimension to First-Year Teacher's Experience

Monday, June 11, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education International Curriculum and Instruction Latin American and Latino Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Goering Co-Edits Special Issue of International Journal on Arts Integration Research

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Curriculum and Instruction
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