Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

October 15, 2019
In the first major restructuring of its teacher education program since the 1980s, the Curry School of Education and Human Development is launching three new majors that will lead to teacher licensure without a master’s degree.
October 07, 2019
“Differentiated instruction” counters the prevalent system of placing similar students on “tracks” or “levels.” In fact, Tomlinson argues, there are no such thing as “similar students.”
August 26, 2019
Michael Lyons, a psychologist at UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development who has been researching mentoring for years, shares important advice.
August 20, 2019
Students and educators, from kindergartners through college seniors, are headed back to school this month, and UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development offers abundant resources to promote educational success.
June 11, 2019
As president of the European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity, Aija Klavina is leading efforts across the continent to increase access to daily physical activities for children with disabilities. She returns to Grounds this week for an international conference.
June 04, 2019
We sat down with assistant professor Valerie Adams-Bass, who researches negative media stereotypes of African American youth, to discuss how “The Hate U Give” provides a unique teaching opportunity for students.
April 15, 2019
The event featured Jaclyn Corin, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and cofounder of March For Our Lives, and local student leaders who offered ideas to address some of our nation’s greatest challenges.
March 08, 2019
In the wake of New York City’s cancellation of its $773 million school turnaround program, UVA expert Coby Meyers discusses the hurdles and potential pitfalls school systems face in reforming failing schools.
February 18, 2019
UVA’s Youth-Nex research center is taking the lead in a multi-year effort to wholly reimagine and remake what middle school can be.
August 20, 2018
Across the country, families wait an average of three years between noticing signs of autism and receiving a diagnosis. Micah Mazurek and her colleagues are seeking to close that gap.

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