May 26, 2020
The 90-minute event was recorded and can be accessed via the Embodied Mathematical Imagination & Cognition team's website. The panel focused its efforts on these questions: Why is gesture important for learning and teaching? What can gesture research tell us about how to make online learning effective? What can we expect to be challenges for online learning? What advice for parents do you all have right now — and for teachers facing online instruction?
May 20, 2020
Pauline Ho is a PhD student within the human development area of the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology. Her work was selected for funding in the amount of $3,000.
May 13, 2020
Highly regarded School of Education faculty members Li Chiao-Ping, Robert Enright, and Stacey Lee were appointed to prestigious WARF Named Professorships, UW-Madison announced on May 12.
May 4, 2020
UW-Madison alumna Catherine Lammert received the Graduate Award for Literacy Excellence from the American Education Research Association’s Research in Reading and Literacy special interest group (SIG).
April 24, 2020
David Kaplan and Laurie Beth Clark, both faculty members with the School of Education, were honored with UW–Madison Hilldale Awards for their distinguished contributions to research, teaching, and service. Each year, the Secretary of the Faculty recognizes four professors from across campus for these major awards, which have been given annually since the 1986-87 academic year. One faculty member each from the arts and humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, and biological sciences is selected from nominations by department chairs. The winners are awarded $7,500.
April 7, 2020
In 2012, Edward Hubbard, a cognitive neuroscientist and assistant professor in UW‒Madison’s Department of Educational Psychology, created the Educational Neuroscience Lab to understand—through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)—how the physical changes that occur in children’s brains as they learn may help improve education practices.
March 17, 2020
In addition, nine graduate specialty programs within the School are rated among the Top 10 nationally — including No. 1-ranked programs in curriculum and instruction (Department of Curriculum and Instruction), and printmaking (Art Department).
March 6, 2020
Pauline Ho received the 2020 Psychological Science Research Grant from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS). The Ph.D. student with the human development program within the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology aims to better understand how individual and contextual factors interact to chart the course of ethnic and racial identity development of African American students attending predominantly white institutions.
January 17, 2020
Popular Science magazine recently featured the expertise of UW-Madison’s Robert Enright in an article on forgiveness.
January 16, 2020
It wasn’t long ago when the concept that schools should play a role in supporting a child’s mental health was met with skepticism.