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Articles for: Science 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Professor named Sachs Distinguished Lecturer in residence at Columbia University

November 29, 2016
Mary M. Atwater has been named the Sachs Distinguished Lecturer in residence at Teachers College, Columbia University for the spring semester.

Alumna receives New Teacher Assistance Grant

November 7, 2016
Tita Lovell was recently awarded the New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power to purchase materials and supplies for her high school classroom.

Professor contributes to new science education guidelines

January 22, 2016
The report, "Science Teachers' Learning: Enhancing Opportunities, Creating Supportive Contexts," produced by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, assesses and discusses essential learning opportunities for elementary, middle and high school science teachers.

Alumna hits trifecta with award from Rutgers University

January 21, 2016
Julia Clark, a three-time Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, has received an award from every institution from which she has earned a degree.

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.

Three graduates receive Georgia Power New Teacher Assistant Grant

January 11, 2016
The teachers received the 2015 Georgia Power New Teacher Assistance Grant to help purchase books, computers and other supplies for their classrooms.

Booklet helps guide STEM instructors in new UGA center

December 28, 2015
When faculty begin using the classrooms and labs in the University of Georgia's new Science Learning Center next fall, they will have a handy booklet to help them in designing their STEM-related courses.

Games add a new element of fun to learning

October 19, 2015
A new approach to educational games teaches scientific thinking.

UGA education professor Mary Atwater elected president of NARST

May 1, 2015
Science teachers instill excitement and fascination about the natural world. Further your career as a science educator with one of our many degree programs.

UGA science education researchers dominate new handbook

March 23, 2015
A new landmark research handbook on science education includes five sections written or edited by University of Georgia College of Education faculty — more than any other university.

Doctoral graduate wins dissertation award

March 6, 2015
A recent graduate received an award from the Research in Teacher Induction Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.

Double Dog alumna wins science teacher award

January 14, 2015
Meganne Skinner, a Double Dawg graduate of the College of Education, was named the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of Promise for Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association.

Red & Black: UGA, Thai educators exchange teaching techniques

November 4, 2014
Thai educators visit College of Education workshops to learn about U.S. learning strategies, reports a November 4 Red & Black story.

Master's program in secondary education gets top marks

October 22, 2014
The University of Georgia's master's degree programs in secondary education are ranked best in the nation in's Fall 2014 Graduate Program rankings.

Thai program sends top teachers to learn at UGA

October 14, 2014
​Throughout October, a group of science and mathematics teachers from Thailand will learn about classroom structure, curriculum and the latest teaching methods at the College of Education, as part of a program to increase the country's STEM education efforts.