Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

March 29, 2019
The team used a large grant from the National Science Foundation to help students program and use a computer-based model of water runoff and test their playground designs at Walker Upper Elementary School.
July 11, 2018
The findings question the rationale behind private school vouchers and other school choice plans.
April 26, 2017
The University of Virginia is pooling all of its expertise in autism to shift the focus of study away from generic deficits toward focusing on the individual as a whole.
August 18, 2016
Tools developed at UVA’s Curry School of Education to measure the quality of teacher-student interactions in U.S. classrooms are proving to be useful around the world.
May 27, 2016
The six members of the Class of 2016 who earned degrees in youth and social innovation designed, improved and implemented youth programs from Charlottesville to Uganda.
April 18, 2016
Standing in front of a classroom for the first time is already nerve-wracking for teachers in training. So what happens when that kid in the third row slips out his cell phone and starts texting?
February 10, 2016
Three Curry School of Education researchers describe the origins of the gifted gap, and suggest some ways it can be closed.
February 04, 2016
The latest study is one of a series that shows that students learn specific lessons better from Web-based instruction than from reading the same content in books or articles.
October 19, 2015
In the continued effort to improve teaching and learning for children in schools, researchers at the Curry School of Education are seeking to identify what elements of a teacher preparation program matter in creating great teachers.
October 06, 2015
The headlines are full of negative stories about youth of color, but Joanna Lee Williams says this can dehumanize ethnic minority youth. A conference this week will highlight youths’ strengths and emphasize the value in cultural connections.