Fifteen years ago, the Dalai Lama inspired Tish Jennings to study mindfulness training for teachers. This month, she traveled to India to present her research to the exiled Tibetan religious leader.
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March 07, 2018
Tanya Evans, a neuroscientist who recently joined the faculty of the Curry School of Education, works at the intersection of education and neuroscience, studying brain data to understand how children learn.
February 20, 2018
Low pay and the costly licensure requirements are driving Virginia’s teacher shortage. Experts at UVA’s Curry School of Education are helping Richmond address what experts say is Gov. Ralph Northam’s single biggest challenge.
February 06, 2018
A literature review from UVA faculty reveals that female athletes are actually more likely to experience sports-related concussions, but doctors should treat each case individually.
January 04, 2018
From food insecurity to the quality of school snacks, UVA researchers are studying the complex relationship between food and learning.
November 10, 2017
With a hands-on project involving pipe cleaners and slime mold, a Curry School student-teacher leads the way in integrating engineering design into local high school biology classes.
October 24, 2017
The current governor and education leaders from across the state gathered Tuesday at the Curry School of Education to seek innovative solutions to the teacher shortage.
October 23, 2017
Curry School professor Derrick Alridge envisions a new research center as a hub for producing research, building community and driving change in education policy.
October 03, 2017
With the number of multilingual students in the U.S. on the rise, a new Ph.D. program in the Curry School of Education is designed specifically to address their unique educational needs.
July 21, 2017
UVA alum and Charlottesville High School superstar teacher Matt Shields, who built an engineering curriculum from the ground up, says teachers must give up the idea of being “the experts in the room.”