Tag Schools

High school and middle school students crystallize science

February 3, 2017

From March 1 to April 30, participating students will work to grow large and high quality crystals from safe, common materials.

With $1.1 million grant, ‘public humanities’ program gains ground

January 12, 2017

“Engaging the Humanities” is a UW–Madison program launched to help graduate students in the humanities explore rewarding careers beyond academia.

UW–Madison teacher pay study informs policymakers

October 11, 2016

School districts and policymakers across Wisconsin exploring teacher pay alternatives have new information to help guide them: a recently released study from the Wisconsin Center for Education Research in the UW–Madison School of Education.

UW-Madison’s PEOPLE program attracts record number of diverse students to campus

July 27, 2016

The 92 students, along with 170 high school scholars completing the pre-college preparation program, will be honored for their accomplishments at a banquet at noon on Friday, July 29, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton.

Conference will translate distance learning technology research into practice

June 7, 2016

Drawing on current research, the Distance Teaching & Learning conference will explore technology-enabled teaching environments, including virtual reality and multimedia.

Read On Wisconsin sponsors school visits by author Jacqueline Briggs Martin

May 27, 2016

The statewide, online literacy program is aimed at pre-K through high school students, promoting high-quality books throughout the year.

Cultivate Health initiative helps the school garden movement grow

April 26, 2016

Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.

Wisconsin Energy Institute adds spark to Crawford County classroom

April 12, 2016

Lisa Andresen is teaching science for the first time this year with the help of two WEI educator institutes she attended.

Hess, McAvoy to receive Outstanding Book Award

March 16, 2016

The American Educational Research Association is recognizing the School of Education's Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy for “The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education.”

Experienced evaluators to help educational organizations in Wisconsin

February 29, 2016

The Wisconsin Center for Education Research, part of UW–Madison’s School of Education, has created the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative.

UW, Madison schools team up to train mindfulness muscles

July 1, 2014

Mindfulness practice in the classroom may be one way to help students improve their academic performance, nurture their emotional well-being and bolster their behavior.