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Articles for: Social Studies Education Programs

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.

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.

Alumna named Oconee Schools' Teacher of the Year

September 26, 2016
College of Education alumna Paige Cole, a teacher at North Oconee High School, was recently named the district's Teacher of the Year.

Amazing Student: Abbe Van Gorder

June 27, 2016
Abbe Van Gorder is making the most of her time at UGA by pursuing a double major, taking on a role as a student ambassador and earning scholarships.

Professors quoted on academic expectation, graduation rates among black students

May 10, 2016
Louis Castenell and Jim Garrett examine whether lower expectation for black students may effect graduation rates at both the high school and college level.

Sophomore launches mentor program at Clarke Middle School

February 3, 2016
College of Education sophomore Mansur Buffins helps local students at Clarke Middle School feel more connected to campus.

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.

Visiting UGA history education professor showcases online teacher resources

August 21, 2015
New lesson plans developed with the T.R.R. Cobb House give middle school teachers easy access to resources on Georgia's pre-Civil War era.

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.

Six receive Allman MAT Scholarships for Student Teaching

October 10, 2014
​Six College of Education students received the Allman MAT (Master of Arts in Teaching) Scholarship for Student Teaching in recognition of their academic achievement from the Department of Educational Theory and Practice for fall semester 2014. Recipients received $625 each and are currently student teaching this semester.