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Smagorinsky

January 21st, 2014, 12:01

Smagorinsky in AJC: Students need soft skills, hard facts

Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky writes that students need soft skills learned in the arts as well as the hard facts in STEM courses in a January 19 op-ed in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

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January 21st, 2014, 12:01

Smagorinsky in Rockdale News: Unseen benefits of the arts in schools

Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky and Michelle Thorne, a fine arts teacher and theater director at Heritage High School in Conyers co-write an op-ed article on the value of the arts in public schools in the January 18 issue of the Rockdale News.

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Smagorinsky

January 13th, 2014, 09:01

Smagorinsky in AJC: Why the arts and arts teachers enrich schools

Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor of language and literacy education, writes an op-ed in the January 10 Atlanta Journal Constitution titled, “Why the arts and arts teachers enrich schools.”

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November 21st, 2013, 08:11

Allen, Alexander edit book written by Athens area teachers

COE faculty member JoBeth Allen and graduate Lois Alexander have edited a book written by Athens area K-12 teachers titled, A Critical Inquiry Framework for K-12 Teachers: Lessons and Resources from the U.N. Rights of the Child.

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November 18th, 2013, 11:11

Fall 2013 issue of JoLLE introduces new art-poetry section

The Fall 2013 issue of the Journal of Language and Literacy Education (JoLLE), based in the UGA College of Education, has been posted. This issue introduces a new feature — the Poetry and Art Section.

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November 13th, 2013, 05:11

UGA among top producers of Fulbright scholars in 2013

UGA is listed among the top producers of Fulbright scholars under the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in 2013 with five faculty members receiving the award to work abroad, including the College of Education’s Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor.

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Graff

November 11th, 2013, 08:11

Graff named to U.S. Board on Books for Young Children

Jennifer Graff, a faculty member in the University of Georgia College of Education, has been appointed to the board of directors of the United States Board on Books for Young Children (USBBY).

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Evans

November 7th, 2013, 05:11

Evans featured in Columns’ Faculty Profile

Ellen Evans, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, was featured as the Faculty Profile in the November 4 Columns, UGA’s faculty-staff newspaper.

Another story in the November 4 Columns reports that Donna Alvermann is leading a COE team developing a Web-based tool to improve young students’ literacy skills.

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October 14th, 2013, 09:10

Researchers receive grant to develop Web literacy tool

A team of College of Education researchers is developing a Web-based tool to improve young students’ literacy skills thanks to a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Hutchinson

October 8th, 2013, 08:10

Hutchinson named director of academic partnerships and initiatives

Sylvia M. Hutchinson, a professor emerita of the College of Education, has been named director of academic partnerships and initiatives at the University of Georgia. She will join the Division of Student Affairs staff to coordinate a new strategic priority to formalize and strengthen partnerships with campus academic units, according to an announcement by Victor K. Wilson, UGA vice president for student affairs.

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