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Associate professor quoted on rapping lesson plans

October 11, 2017
Bettina Love, an associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice in the College of Education, was recently quoted on the use of hip-hop as a teaching tool by NBC News.

Amazing Student: Cory Amick

October 10, 2017
As an Army ROTC cadet and student ambassador for the College of Education, Cory Amick is learning firsthand the leadership skills that will take him into service for our country.

Is there a better way to test reading comprehension?

October 9, 2017
A new grant will explore test-taking behavior and reading comprehension outcomes in elementary and middle-grades students.

Alumna receives national award for commitment to gifted education

October 2, 2017
Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.

Modlesky appointed as Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology

September 26, 2017
Christopher Modlesky, a professor in the department of kinesiology, was recently named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

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.

Professor honored for work in areas of gender diversity

September 22, 2017
The American Psychological Association has honored a College of Education professor for her collaborative work on education and advocacy among transgender and gender nonconforming populations.

Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

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.

Cultures connect over gender diversity, social justice

September 20, 2017
African delegation visits the College of Education to learn and share ideas on community building.

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.

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

3 faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

September 15, 2017
This year, out of 24 Fellows selected across the University of Georgia, three were recognized in the College of Education, including Morgan Faison, Amanda Ferster and Liz Saylor.

Alumnus helps students embrace robotics

September 14, 2017
A College of Education graduate has turned his love of robotics and technology into an advantage for all of Forsyth County.

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Kinesiology professor helps researchers go digital to increase kids' physical activity

September 6, 2017
Children ages 6 to 10 will wear a personal fitness tracker and set physical fitness goals.

Professor honored with Excellence in Education Award from alma mater

August 28, 2017
Kathleen deMarrais received the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for her superior teaching ability and commitment to students at the college level.

Georgia legislators, staff get update on concussion research

August 28, 2017
This year's federal legislative retreat featured a stop at the indoor football practice facility for a kinesiology presentation.

Professor named president-elect of school psychology society

August 24, 2017
Scott Ardoin was recently named president-elect of the Society for the Study of School Psychology, a nonprofit organization focused on recognizing and supporting scholarship and research.

Alumna recognized twice for excellence in teaching

August 23, 2017
Amber Simmons (PhD '12), an English teacher at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, was one of only 15 winners nationwide to receive the 2017 National Council of Teachers of English High School Teacher of Excellence Award.