May 20, 2020
John Rudolph chairs the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction and is an expert on the history of science education in American schools. He is the author of the award-winning 2019 book, “How We Teach Science: What’s Changed, and Why It Matters.”
May 19, 2020
UW–Madison’s Kathryn Moeller co-authored an op-ed that was recently published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Moeller is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, and the author of “The Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development.” The op-ed is co-authored with Rebecca Tarlau, an assistant professor of education, and labor and employment relations at Pennsylvania State University.
May 18, 2020
Hora is the director of the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions, which is housed within the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research. “It’s going to be tough for some companies,” Hora told USA Today. “Converting to working remotely requires a bit of forethought as to how to design meaningful tasks and how to supervise them in a productive way.”
May 15, 2020
Multiple artists affiliated with UW-Madison were featured in a drive-thru exhibit at the Garver Feed Mill. The artists of this unique project include faculty members from the School of Education's Art Department in Aristotle Georgiades, Gail Simpson, and Helen Lee. The work of Art Department alumna Adriana Barrios (MFA ’19) is also featured, as is the work of MFA candidates Kayla Story and Kyle Herrera. The exhibit runs through May 31.
May 14, 2020
A collaboration between UW-Madison’s School of Education and the College of Letters and Science , the program is a part of the National Writing Project and offers writing workshops to teachers and students in the Madison area. In a recent article, The Capital Times highlights the Greater Madison Writing Project (GMWP) as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
May 12, 2020
UW–Madison’s Nicholas Hillman and his family were recently featured by “PBS NewsHour.” The report explains that when the coronavirus emerged in the U.S., people who share books on a small-scale, the stewards of little free libraries, saw a new need. Adding food and other supplies suddenly transformed many of their tiny library boxes into pantries.
May 6, 2020
A recent editorial from the Wisconsin State Journal’s (WSJ) editorial board makes note of some thoughts from UW-Madison’s Richard Halverson. The editorial focuses on shifts in education from in-person to online as COVID-19 forces schools across the country to close their doors.
May 5, 2020
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) utilized the expertise of UW-Madison’s Elizabeth Graue in a report examining preschool access in the state. Graue is the Sorenson Professor of Early Childhood Education with the School of Education’s No. 1 Ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is also the director of the Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (CRECE).
April 29, 2020
UW-Madison’s Matthew Hora was recently interviewed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). With cancelled internships and layoffs happening with increased frequency, Hora offers guidance and suggestions for navigating the job market during COVID-19.
April 28, 2020
UW-Madison student Alexandra Lakind recently published an essay for Edge Effects titled, “Remixing environmental icons for a better future.” Lakind is a doctoral student with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Her current work spans environmental humanities, childhood studies, and arts programming.