Tag School of Education
Conference examines future of public higher educationMarch 14, 2012
Public higher education has come under increasing scrutiny in the past year. Facing the paradox of being expected to produce an ever-more educated workforce for the 21st century with plummeting government support, public universities are struggling to adapt with the times.
Assessing innovative intervention for children with cerebral palsyMarch 14, 2012
Five-year-old Lauren's cerebral palsy used to make eating meals an ordeal, going to bed a challenge, and crawling an impossibility.
UW-Madison graduate programs ranked among best by U.S. News and World ReportMarch 12, 2012
Several UW–Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
Dancer and choreographer will present artist talk and dance workshopMarch 9, 2012
Dancer and choreographer Sally Gross will give an artist talk and lead a dance workshop in advance of her fall 2012 Arts Residency at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
UW-Madison explores creation of College of the ArtsFebruary 16, 2012
For the first time in several decades, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is considering the addition of a new college, the College of the Arts.
Art graduate connects campus, schools with outreach endowmentFebruary 9, 2012
Workshops supported by art graduate Helen Burish have strengthened the connection between area high school teachers and artists in the Department of Art at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Public database tracks legislative voting behaviorFebruary 9, 2012
Several years ago, events in the state capitol left Jacob Stampen wondering about the health of Wisconsin’s political system.
Spring semester alive with arts eventsFebruary 3, 2012
The spring semester will be bursting with arts events across the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus during the university's Year of the Wisconsin Idea.
Careers Conference points directions in a changing economyJanuary 18, 2012
As economic and workforce challenges continue, many adults and students will seek assistance with job retraining, lifelong career development skills, continuing education and the development of 21st century skills.
Hip-hop teaching, performance and cultureJanuary 18, 2012
Using hip-hop pedagogy as a teaching tool to integrate topics from history, politics and art to culture and performance in the classroom will be the topic of the second annual lecture series "Getting Real II" at the University of Wisconsin–Madison this spring.
Pilot project helps Latino and Latina families overcome the effects of parental depressionDecember 29, 2011
The effects of parental depression on a child can be many, varied and deeply rooted.
School of Education marks American Education Week Nov. 14-18November 10, 2011
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education will honor some of its very best scholars during an American Education Week 2011 program primarily dedicated to its retiring faculty, distinguished alumni and partner teachers during the week of Nov. 14-18.
Education Building renovations win top environmental rankingNovember 1, 2011
The 111-year-old Education Building’s recent renovations have given the building new life and made it the first and only building in the UW System to receive the highest ranking for a green-built building: LEED Platinum.
UW students lead Go Big Read discussionsOctober 17, 2011
A group of 50 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will take on a new role Wednesday, Oct. 19, leading small groups of Middleton high school students through discussions about this year's Go Big Read selection, "Enrique's Journey."
Ladson-Billings honored as AERA’s 2011 Brown LecturerOctober 12, 2011
Leaders of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) have honored Gloria Ladson-Billings, a professor in the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Department of Curriculum and Instruction, by selecting her to give the eighth annual Brown Lecture in Education.
Gamoran testifies before House subcommittee Oct. 12October 11, 2011
Adam Gamoran, director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will testify before the House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 9 a.m. Central time.
DPI, UW–Madison School of Education project receive federal grantSeptember 28, 2011
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, on behalf of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Education’s World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA), has received a $10.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to build a technology-based assessment system for English learners.
UW–Madison center hosts statewide online book clubSeptember 9, 2011
The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will assume an administrative role of Read On Wisconsin, the statewide online book club for Wisconsin students and educators now in its seventh year.
UW–Madison to participate in White House interfaith, community service challengeSeptember 7, 2011
Rohany Nayan knows what it's like to feel left out because of her faith.
Reading, writing and relationships: Tips for parents on the social aspects of back to schoolAugust 24, 2011
The pencils and notebooks have been purchased and the new shoes have been broken in, but there are other preparations parents can be making to help children get ready for the social and emotional aspects of going back to school.