Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

August 19, 2015
The most critical teacher shortage in Virginia’s schools is in special education. In response, U.Va.’s Curry School of Education is offering its special education Master of Teaching degree outside of Charlottesville for the first time.
August 18, 2015
The Curry School of Education and the School of Engineering and Applied Science are launching a new five-year program that will result in students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s in teaching.
July 17, 2015
Young athletes are the most vulnerable when it comes to sustaining concussions. Accurately diagnosing concussions on the field of play helps protect them, but most games are played without the presence of someone qualified to do so.
June 08, 2015
The researchers at the Curry School of Education are developing a suite of assessment’s to gauge children’s readiness for kindergarten and guide teachers in their lesson plans.
May 14, 2015
Karen Connors’ idea to bring together Curry School of Education members turned cups of coffee into something more.
May 13, 2015
As mandated literacy instruction increasingly crowds science education out of the elementary school classroom, U.Va. education researchers are seeking to fold some authentic science experiences back in.
May 04, 2015
Education professor Derrick Alridge is documenting the stories of teachers of the civil rights era who “exercised immense courage, inside and outside the classrooms, by taking leadership roles and mentoring young civil rights activists.”
April 06, 2015
Now teachers and other professionals won’t have to interrupt their careers to return to Curry in order to gain additional credentials.
March 31, 2015
Curry School of Education doctoral student Fares Karam is researching how Arabs displaced by violence adapt linguistically to classrooms in their new countries, whether in Lebanon or Albemarle County.
March 17, 2015
A new curriculum and teacher support system developed at U.Va.’s Curry School of Education is teaching important math and science concepts to pre-K students – concepts that just might be more important in the long run than reading skills.

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