August 24, 2006 — One of the challenges facing teachers of children whose first language is Spanish is figuring out if those who need extra help learning to read are having trouble with English, or if they have larger problems with literacy development.
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Anne E. Bromley
August 24, 2006
University of Virginias Curry School of Education Launches Pilot Program to Assess Reading Skills of Spanish-Speaking Children
August 19, 2006
University of Virginia $10M Education Center Focuses on High-Quality Teaching Using Video and Latest Technology
July 19, 2006 -- The University of Virginia Curry School of Education has been awarded $10 million from the U.S.
August 14, 2006
Aug. 14, 2006 -- Dr. Marcus Martin, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the University of Virginia Health System, has been appointed interim assistant vice president in the Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity.
June 27, 2006
What Teenagers Want: University of Virginia Professors Team up to Help Teachers Connect with Students
June 27, 2006 -- At a time when the federal government’s No Child Left Behind legislation is requiring teachers to be deemed “highly qualified,” University of Virginia psychology
May 25, 2006
University Of Virginia Study Shows The Future Of U.S. Science Depends On Early Encouragement Of Students
May 25, 2006 — What do you want to be when you grow up? Eighth-graders asked this question in 1988 were two to three times more likely to earn science and engineering degrees in college if their answer was a science-related career.
May 16, 2006
May 16, 2006 —Todd Aman is one young man who is not afraid to call himself a feminist.
May 16, 2006
May 14, 2006 —Jade Craig is a soldier in the battle against ignorance, apathy and intolerance. He lives Mahatma Gandhi’s words: “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
May 11, 2006
May 11, 2006 — While herding 100 seventh graders on a tour of the Lawn last year, Allison Gillen realized she had to take a different tack to keep the children’s interest.
April 28, 2006
Block Scheduling Not Helping High School Students Perform Better in College Science, Says University of Virginia Science Education Professor
April 28, 2006 — Students who had block scheduling enjoyed no advantage in college science compared to peers who had traditional class schedules in high school, according to Robert Tai, assistant professor of science education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.
April 26, 2006
Combining Art and Physics, University of Virginia Education Student Wins Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship
April 26, 2006 — Curry School of Education student Katherine “Katey” Shirey came up with a unique way to illustrate the concept of harmonic motion: the graduate student, who has undergraduate degrees from the University of Virginia in art as well as physics, built a large structure of laminated, cur