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Articles for: Early Childhood Education Programs

Five College of Education students elected to join prestigious honor society

December 13, 2017
This year, five students in the University of Georgia College of Education were initiated into UGA’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

Clinical assistant professor named 2017-2018 Service-Learning Fellow

October 23, 2017
Elizabeth Saylor was one of nine University of Georgia faculty members selected to participate in the Office of Service-Learning’s yearlong Fellows program.

Associate professor quoted on rapping lesson plans

October 11, 2017
Bettina Love, an associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice in the College of Education, was recently quoted on the use of hip-hop as a teaching tool by NBC News.

College of Education faculty and alumni honored at 2017 AERA meeting

May 2, 2017
Several alumni and faculty members were recently recognized by the American Educational Research Association for their significant contributions to the field of education.

Meet a #COEgreatgrad: Heather Higuera

May 2, 2017
Heather Higuera is graduating with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Clinical associate professor receives 2017 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award

April 27, 2017
Beth Tolley was recently honored for her innovation in instruction, connection of seminar content to her research and incorporation of FYOS program goals into her seminar.

Amazing Student: Miranda Williams

April 5, 2017
Bulldog fans are likely to recognize Miranda Williams as the feature twirler at football games. She even won a national title for her twirling prowess, but she also excelled in the classroom and community during her undergraduate career.

Breaking the mold

November 1, 2016
Triple Dawg researches new ways to diversify classroom experiences and support academic success in young students.

Doctoral student receives study abroad award from Dr Pepper

October 11, 2016
Shara Cherniak, a third-year doctoral student in the department of educational theory and practice, will participate in a faculty-led program in Ghana during the 2016-17 academic year.

Professor weighs in on racial, gender bias in school discipline

June 11, 2016
Bettina Love says she is concerned that teachers often misunderstand the identities of African-American girls.

Professor receives Trueba Award from AERA

June 8, 2016
Cynthia Dillard received the Henry T. Trueba Award for her distinguished contributions leading to the transformation of the social contexts of education.

Associate professor brings hip-hop education to elementary classrooms

April 22, 2016
Bettina Love works to incorporate hip-hop education into the classroom by taking cues from students' real life experiences.

Capuozzo quoted on rarity of males in early childhood education

April 21, 2016
Clinical assistant professor Bob Capuozzo serves as a mentor to male students majoring in early childhood education.

Alumnus empowers students through books, school library

March 18, 2016
Andy Plemmons' biggest goal as a school library media specialist is to empower student voices.

Associate professor studies growing unschooling movement

February 18, 2016
Cheryl Fields-Smith was recently quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about the growing unschooling movement among African American families.

New faculty grant seeks next generation of active learning

January 18, 2016
Glickman Challenge Grant for Project-Based Learning aims to link classroom lessons with a larger goal.

Professor co-authors new book; examines how teachers act, think, talk

December 1, 2015
Joseph Tobin's new book looks beyond lesson planning and examines how teaching is shaped by ways of communicating.

Early childhood education grad is Teacher of the Year finalist

October 22, 2015
Carolyn Stone is a seventh-grade teacher at Greenbrier Middle School near Augusta, Georgia.

A road map to 'ready'

March 2, 2015
A perfect 4.0 GPA is just one highlight in senior's UGA career

A place where learning is play

October 27, 2014
The Awesome Clubhouse @ La Escuelita serves local kids and College of Education students