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Articles for: Department of Educational Theory and Practice

Turning observation into action

July 16, 2018
Fifteen educators and community members work to commemorate the victims of racial terror lynchings in Athens-Clarke County.

Camp DIVE's 3rd year lets kids and teachers get creative

July 5, 2018
More than 80 Clarke County students spent a month steeped in literacy, along with lessons that wove in math, social studies and community involvement.

Alumna and Triple Dawg named elementary school principal

June 29, 2018
Jennifer Whitaker (BSED ’01, MED ’03, EDS ’07) has been named principal of Oconee County Primary School in Watkinsville, Georgia.

Faculty member, student honored by campus NAACP chapter

June 18, 2018
The recent Image Awards hosted by the University of Georgia chapter of the NAACP honored two members of the College of Education community.

Gift supports scholarships for 5 students a year to 'pay it forward' as teachers

May 17, 2018
UGA College of Education students studying to become educators now have more opportunities for financial support thanks to a commitment from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Faculty member lends homeschooling expertise to PBS News Hour

April 23, 2018
While white children still remain the majority of children taught at home, the number of black children is on the rise, says Cheryl Fields-Smith, associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice.

Mixing health care and engineering for new careers

April 20, 2018
Professor helps turn students on to emerging careers in the field of bio-engineering.

Professor's work, legacy celebrated at special AERA session

April 10, 2018
The Monday session features a panel of black women teacher educators sharing how professor Cynthia Dillard's work has influenced their thinking, research and the ways they navigate academia as black women scholars.

Scholarships help doctoral student focus on barriers kids face

December 21, 2017
Matthew Moulton is able to research middle-schoolers who are experiencing homelessness thanks in part to donor support.

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.