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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.