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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.
U of A Honors Mentor Teachers for Vital Support of Interns
Two U of A teacher-education students visited their mentor teachers' classrooms recently — to hang banners announcing Mentor Teacher of the Year honors for Jana Emrich and Mike Gray.
'Fake News' to Be Topic of Science Café on April 17
University of Arkansas professors Pearl Dowe, Larry Foley and Chris Goering will discuss "Fake News: How Do We Know What's What?" at the next U of A Science Café.
Early-Career Teachers Present Research about Teacher Retention
Three early-career teachers and Vicki Collet, assistant professor of childhood education, presented their research on teacher retention at the National Writing Project meeting in Washington.
Future Math Teacher Adds Managing Basketball Team to Equation
Blake Rudolph juggles numbers along with finishing a master's degree, learning to teach and coach, and serving the Razorback basketball team as a manager.
Professors Host 2018 NEH Summer Institute on Adapting Classic Literature for Today's Audiences
U of A professors Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean Connors were awarded a $173,000 NEH grant to co-direct a two-week summer institute for school teachers."