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'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."
U of A Astronomy Program Used in Greenland to be Published as Open Resource
University students in the STEM education programs get a chance to put educational theory into practice by developing hands-on activities for grade school students.
Fayetteville Teacher Earns National Award With Curriculum From U of A Program
Alumnus Nathan Strayhorn, a teacher in the Fayetteville School District, received the Jane Ortner Education Award for a study unit that he and professor Chris Goering developed.
Chicago Teacher to Talk Dec. 4 About Finding Meaning in Teaching
Greg Michie, a Chicago teacher, will give a talk at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 on the University of Arkansas campus about finding meaning in the profession.
Faculty Advance Education, Health Research, Service Through International Travel
International connections allow faculty to offer educational help overseas and make connections that allow their students to travel internationally.
Faculty Receive $8.1 Million in Grants to Improve ESL Education in Arkansas
Janet Penner-Williams and Diana Gonzales Worthen received federal grants totaling more than $8 million to increase the number of Arkansas educators prepared to teach English language learners.
Teacher of the Year Gives U of A Students Tips on Culturally Responsive Teaching
Alumna Courtney Cochran, the Arkansas Teacher of the Year designated by the Arkansas Department of Education, spoke with students in the education class Understanding Culture in the Classroom.