Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

October 15, 2013
Keeping children fit, athletes injury-free and the Baby Boomer population healthy – these are reasons kinesiology is one of the fastest-growing majors in the country.
August 22, 2013
“The findings demonstrate that current program-quality evaluation models don’t predict the very thing that public pre-K programs are being designed and funded to produce,” Curry School of Education Dean Robert Pianta said.
June 03, 2013
Curry School professor J. Patrick Meyer and doctoral student Shi Zhu call on online instructors to employ “item response theory.”
May 12, 2013
After journeying through two careers and four countries, Faiza Jamil found her passion – teacher training through online education tools – and her home at U.Va.’s Curry School of Education.
April 29, 2013
A new center seeks to identify the strengths and capabilities of children with ADHD, and to treat the disorder with therapy, not medication.
July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012 — The history of Charlottesville's Lewis Mountain Road neighborhood, and research on a wide array of educational issues – all the work of middle-, high- and undergraduate students participating in University of Virginia summer programs – will be presented in two separate closing cer
July 10, 2012
Young children's knowledge of math is a more significant predictor of later academic success than are early reading skills, yet many preschool teachers rarely teach lessons on math or science, according to Mable Kinzie, a University of Virginia associate professor of instructional science and tec
July 06, 2012
July 6, 2012 — Student success is the primary goal of current policy efforts around effective teaching. But what about the impact of effective leadership in schools on student learning?
June 28, 2012
Young children with challenging behaviors have trouble engaging in positive ways in the classroom. They can experience social conflict and isolation and have trouble staying on task. This in turn reduces their exposure to learning opportunities – in preschool and beyond.
June 05, 2012
June 5, 2012 — Though the school year has wound down, in a few short months, student-athletes will bid farewell to summer and return to their classrooms and fields of competition.