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Articles for: Department of Mathematics and Science Education

College of Education student-athletes inducted into leadership academy

December 20, 2017
Three student-athletes were recently inducted into Georgia’s Student-Athlete Leadership Academy for their academic and athletic success, leadership, and campus and community service involvement.

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.

The science of teaching

November 8, 2017
Julie Luft wants science teaching to be fun and engaging, and as a result she also was tapped to help faculty at UGA make the most out of the gleaming new space.

Alumna’s achievements featured in alma mater’s impact report

October 17, 2017
Julia Clark (MEd '68) was featured in Rutgers University Graduate School of Education’s 2017 Impact Report for her contributions at the National Science Foundation.

UGA researchers to improve STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

September 26, 2017
Thanks to a $2.1 million study funded by the National Science Foundation, the UGA College of Engineering and the UGA College of Education will develop a model course that prepares elementary school teachers to more efficiently teach mathematics, science and coding using interdisciplinary approaches.

Luft's research noted in Education Week

September 15, 2017
What happens when, as a new science teacher, you enter a classroom and are expected to teach in a subject area that's not your specialty? T

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.

New grant uses abstraction as a guiding principle for learning

May 31, 2017
Science education assistant professor Daniel Capps receives $449,849 NSF grant to enhance how students and teachers can learn about the nature of scientific models.

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.

Alumni spotlight: Cabell Sweeney

May 1, 2017
If I didn't try, I'd always regret not trying

Watching mathematics education go global

May 1, 2017
Retired faculty spotlight: Fifty years ago, the landscape of mathematics education was undergoing a transformation. And professor Jeremy Kilpatrick was there to help make it happen.

Exploring microaggression in science education

April 24, 2017
Science education professor Mary Atwater receives $229,061 NSF grant to conduct transformative research in racial microaggression.

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.

Athletic Association Professor receives 2017 Creative Teaching Award

April 5, 2017
Julie Luft was recognized for her excellence in developing and implementing creative teaching strategies to improve student learning and encourage instructional excellence.

Science education professor honored by national organization

April 3, 2017
A College of Education science education professor has been honored by a national organization dedicated to the teaching of the subject.

Mathematics education professor honored by Texas A&M

March 31, 2017
A longtime mathematics education professor has been recognized by Texas A&M University for his lifetime of contributions to the field.

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.

Three graduate students receive awards from international conference

February 21, 2017
Sophia Jeong, Eun Jeong (EJ) Kim and David Steele received travel awards from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching to attend the organization's upcoming conference.

Documentary series features College's partnership with school district

January 13, 2017
Hosted by legendary actor James Earl Jones, the series of mini-documentaries called "Behind the Scenes" highlights innovations and leaders in areas such as health, education, business, culture and the environment.

'Teaching is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling jobs'

January 9, 2017
College's First Honor Graduate achieves life-long goal of becoming a teacher.