The Greater Madison Writing Project at UW–Madison works with teachers in rural Wisconsin school districts, such as Jessica White in Gresham, to offer professional development for educators as well as enrichment opportunities for students and young adult writers.
The Wonders of Physics traveling show is back in action at schools and public events. It is now presented by UW–Madison outreach specialist Haddie McLean, a former TV meteorologist. In this video, she visits Pecatonica Elementary School.
The online workbook integrates existing science curriculum subjects — such as heat, light, energy, and acids and bases — into a discussion of the properties and effects of greenhouse gases.
Students took breaks from all-electronic assignments to work with take-home kits that let them explore the physics of light while creating art.
When the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference was launched in 1985, “distance education” meant sending VHS tapes to students through the mail. The tools may have changed, but the mission remains the same for the 35th annual conference.
Journey North has more than 60,000 registered participants in the United States, Canada and Mexico. People report sightings from the field, view maps, take photographs and submit observations.
The Morgridge Rural Summer Science Camp has allowed more than 500 high-academic achievers from across the state to spend a week learning from leaders in stem cell research, a field that UW–Madison helped make famous.
Disappearing packing peanuts, floating mugs, color-changing solutions and skewered balloons captivated a room full of elementary students and their teachers in the style of a magic show.
A new report found a broad failure of textbooks, state standards and pedagogy to adequately address the role slavery played in the development of the United States — or how its legacies still influence us today.
The extensive program for students from tribal communities is a new component of a long-running UW diversity initiative called the Information Technology Academy.
From March 1 to April 30, participating students will work to grow large and high quality crystals from safe, common materials.
“Engaging the Humanities” is a UW–Madison program launched to help graduate students in the humanities explore rewarding careers beyond academia.
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.