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News articles categorized as: Service and Community

Social studies collaboration supports new teacher growth

April 18, 2019
An innovative secondary social studies collaboration is having a positive effect on local teachers and UGA teacher candidates.

Milner visit sparks critical consciousness discussion

April 18, 2019
His research examines practices and policies that support teacher effectiveness in urban schools and has influenced designs and practices of teacher education courses and programs across the country.

Bullying prevention contest expands to elementary art

April 18, 2019
This fall the contest expanded to include elementary students’ artwork that illustrated the concept of bullying prevention.

Fifth-graders among presenters at NAPDS conference

April 18, 2019
The year’s conference location made it possible for both Clarke County School District and UGA College of Education representatives involved in the Professional Development School District partnership to attend and present.

Students get expert lesson in restorative practices

March 14, 2019
National expert drops by high school class to offer encouragement and examples.

UGA, Putnam County teachers work to create new model for lessons

December 17, 2018
Project uses images from the National Archives to drive project-based learning.

PIPs project highlighted by U.S. Department of Education

December 13, 2018
The University of Georgia’s Preparation of Interdisciplinary Providers project in the College of Education received a spotlight in the U.S. Department of Education’s Early Learning newsletter.

College partnership uses literacy to build bridges

November 14, 2018
New activities in Parkview Homes’ community center offer experiences to residents, UGA students.

Doctoral student receives two awards for mental healthcare work

November 5, 2018
Daniel Balva received the Meddy Award for Excellence in Medical Missions from Jose’s Hands for his work with Emmaus Medical Mission in Guatemala after Volcán de Fuego erupted in June 2018.

Associate professor helps local youth succeed one book at a time

October 26, 2018
Sheneka Williams' passion for increasing access and narrowing the opportunity gap with Books for Keeps is helping thousands of at-risk youth combat the effects of summer learning loss.