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Articles for: English Education Programs

How one educator revived her enthusiasm for the classroom

January 5, 2018
In the AJC's Get Schooled blog, professor Peter Smagorinsky has been following one Georgia teacher's journey since she was a student at UGA.

English education professor receives NCTE Distinguished Service Award

September 21, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor of English Education in the department of language and literacy education, was recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English for his service to the profession and distinctive use of language.

Associate professor quoted on religion in schools

September 18, 2017
Kevin Burke was recently quoted on how teachers are prepared to teach religion in schools.

English education professor to serve on new research advisory panel

February 16, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky was recently invited to serve on the James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) Advisory Panel for a new education research program.

Recent grads win Fulbright teaching awards

October 8, 2016
Kimberly Buice and Sydney Laseter were among 19 University of Georgia students and recent alumni who received Fulbright awards.

Professor named co-editor of journal Voices from the Middle

August 31, 2016
Sara Kajder will oversee the journal's peer review process, write themed calls, determine content for each issue and direct the redesign of the journal's cover and interior layout.

Understanding literacies through chalk art

June 20, 2016
English education graduate students participate in College's first Madonnari to illustrate different understandings of literacies and discourse.

Smagorinsky: Should schools designate unisex restrooms?

June 9, 2016
Peter Smagorinsky explains why schools should embrace the White House's inclusion efforts towards transgender students.

Three students inducted into UGA's Arch Society

May 11, 2016
Named after the most prominent symbol of the university, members of the Arch Society provide service to the University of Georgia as official hosts and goodwill ambassadors.

Smagorinsky analyzes the effects of standardization on teachers; student creativity

January 25, 2016
Peter Smagorinsky weighs in on how today's corporate education model is impacting teachers and their ability to foster innovative and successful students.

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.

Wearing many hats, award-winning teacher pushes kids to be successful

October 26, 2015
College of Education alumna named Newton County Teacher of the Year

Kevin Burke gives kids new tools to discuss difficult topics

October 19, 2015
His research is largely focused on the intersections of gender, sexuality, and religion in schooling.

The value of an education

June 26, 2015
Graduate's family uprooted lives and careers for schooling in America

Life's ups and downs add to teacher's perspective

June 25, 2015
Juggling homework, lesson plans, and volunteer work sets Ana Martinez up for her career

Smagorinsky's columns featured in AJC

June 16, 2015
Smagorinsky's op-ed columns featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution

Alumna wins award for work in language study

May 27, 2015
A doctoral graduate's work in teaching students to analyze different forms of text has landed her an award, a presentation at an upcoming conference and a journal article.

Fulbright winner comes full circle

May 13, 2015
The English Education faculty members have legacy of excellence in teaching, research, and service at UGA.

College of Education student keeps her options open

May 1, 2015
The English Education faculty members have legacy of excellence in teaching, research, and service at UGA.

Alumna Sharon Smith named 2015 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year

November 12, 2014
Sharon Smith (BSEd '92, PhD '14), a Gifted Language Arts (Grades 1-2) and Early Intervention Program Teacher and Literacy Coach at Brookwood Elementary, was named the 2015 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year at the School District's annual banquet on November 11.