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News articles categorized as: Schools and Administrators

Weight loss shouldn’t be the goal of PE

November 10, 2020
A new study lead by Sami Yli-Piipari, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, shows kids’ physical fitness is more important than BMI.

Study to make computer science more accessible, fun for young students

October 19, 2020
Researchers from Clemson University and the UGA College of Education will partner with rural schools in South Carolina on a three-year research project to make computer science more accessible and fun for young students.

Forming connections

October 6, 2020
Faculty in the College helped agriculture educators connect to their subject areas and enhance students’ problem-solving skills during a two-day professional development training session.

Sharing stories of resilience

September 29, 2020
Associate professor Tisha Lewis Ellison is conducting an international study on how teachers use digital tools to promote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study to explore impact of COVID-19 on pre-K children’s school readiness skills, recovery rates

September 17, 2020
To assess the long-term impact of COVID-19 on young students, researchers in the College are investigating the rate at which pre-K children return to pre-pandemic levels of school readiness.

Educators must unplug their ideas about students’ tech abilities

August 5, 2020
Associate professor Tisha Lewis Ellison cautions teachers from assuming too much about a student’s digital abilities. Kids can figure it out, she says, whether or not they have access to a computer in their home.

The Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars' inaugural teach-in will provide information about homeschooling Black children

July 2, 2020
Cheryl Fields-Smith has seen a dramatic increase in homeschooling inquiries due to COVID-19. Because of these increases, she co-founded Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars.

UGA professor emeritus co-authors new book on democratizing education

March 11, 2020
A new book co-authored by Carl Glickman provides a set of practical guidelines for educational leaders striving to renew their schools.

UGA College of Education named for Mary Frances Early

February 26, 2020
The University of Georgia held a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the naming of the College of Education in honor of Mary Frances Early, UGA's first African American graduate and a pioneering music educator.

Study shows strong teachers' unions preserve education spending

November 13, 2019
States with collective bargaining for teachers experienced substantially smaller drops in teacher salaries after the Great Recession, according to a new study.