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Articles for: Department of Educational Theory and Practice

Turning political emotions into classroom assets

November 10, 2017
New study aims to reveal how students encounter and process their beliefs and reality.

Climate change: Kat Raczynski helps district set course for improved social-emotional development

November 10, 2017
The director of the Safe and Welcoming Schools project in the College of Education became the Clarke County School District’s district-wide professor-in-residence for school climate in fall 2015.

Graduate School honors 2 College alumni

November 1, 2017
Mary Frances Early (M.M.Ed. ’62, Ed.S. ’71) and Flora W. Tydings (B.S.Ed. ’76, M.Ed. ’79, Ed.D. ’03) were among nine who received the 2017 Alumni of Distinction Award.

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.

3 faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

September 15, 2017
This year, out of 24 Fellows selected across the University of Georgia, three were recognized in the College of Education, including Morgan Faison, Amanda Ferster and Liz Saylor.

Students enjoy their moment in the sun

August 23, 2017
Science education and early childhood majors help kids with a 'once-in-a-lifetime' experience.

Local middle-schoolers interpret art through hip-hop

June 30, 2017
If you visited the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia on a Tuesday afternoon this June, you might have heard someone rapping about women's empowerment.

Second annual Camp DIVE expands opportunities for students, teachers

May 22, 2017
About 80 Clarke County children will spend a month immersed in history, reading and STEM projects—among others—as the second year of Camp DIVE launches June 5.

Passion for education helps student sew new skills

May 4, 2017
Doctoral student Ashley Nylin enhances student teacher learning and community partnerships.

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.

Alumni spotlight: Cheri Leavy

May 1, 2017
I like to build people up

Lessons in the landscape

May 1, 2017
Leo Twiggs' paintings tell stories about injustice throughout the South and around the world.

Alumni spotlight: Maxine Burton

May 1, 2017
You have to look at the opportunities, and that's what I did

A tireless advocate

May 1, 2017
Whether it's writing education policy or working to make products safer, Inez Tenenbaum serves for the good of the children.

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.

Graduate students recognized for excellence in teaching

April 12, 2017
Eighteen teaching assistants in the College of Education were recognized for their significant contributions to the instructional mission of the university.

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.

2016-2017 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor 10 for their achievements

March 29, 2017
Ten COE graduates and friends were recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 12th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner.