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December 16th, 2013, 08:12

Atwater book focuses on teaching through a lens of social equity

Multicultural Science Education, a new book co-edited by Mary M. Atwater, a professor of science education, offers valuable guidance for science teacher educators looking for ways to facilitate teachers’ pedagogy relative to teaching students from underrepresented and underserved populations in the science classroom.

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November 22nd, 2013, 01:11

Memorial reception Feb. 1 for science education prof Norm Thomson

Norman Frederic Thomson, associate professor of science education in the UGA College of Education, died peacefully at home on November 13 at the age of 70, after an 18-year battle with cancer.

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November 11th, 2013, 05:11

Smith featured as Amazing Student on UGA Home Page

Kassie Smith, who is earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics education simultaneously, is featured as this week’s Amazing Student on the UGA Home Page.

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September 24th, 2013, 12:09

Oconee Teacher of Year Donna Gast brings science to life

Donna Gast (EdS ’09, MEd ’94, BSA ’92), selected last week as the Oconee County School System’s Teacher of the Year, was featured in a front page story in the September 24 edition of the Athens Banner-Herald.

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September 19th, 2013, 08:09

Alvermann, Spangler named to Aderhold Professorships

Two College of Education professors, Donna E. Alvermann and Denise A. Spangler, have been appointed to endowed faculty positions in the College. The endowed positions are named for the late UGA President O.C. Aderhold and his late daughter, Elizabeth (BeBe) Aderhold, who served as a faculty member in childhood education.

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September 16th, 2013, 09:09

Spangler featured in UGA Home Page’s Focus on Faculty

Denise Spangler, the Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education and head of the department of mathematics and science education is featured on the UGA Home Page’s Focus on Faculty this week (Sept. 16-20).

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August 5th, 2013, 02:08

Two science education students attend AAAS institute

Bahadir Namdar and Shannon Dubois, doctoral students in science education, were among two dozen young scholars who discussed their doctoral research projects with experienced mentors at the prestigious week-long Sandra K. Abell Institute co-hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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July 15th, 2013, 08:07

Grad students participate in Southern Africa Research School

Three College of Education doctoral students recently participated in the 11th annual Southern Africa Association for Research in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology (SAARMSTE) Research School in Cape Town, South Africa.

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July 9th, 2013, 11:07

Doctoral student Jennifer Lance featured in AJC

Jennifer Lance (BS ’01, BSA ’04, MEd ’06), a high school science teacher and doctoral candidate in science education, is featured in the July 9 issue of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

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May 21st, 2013, 10:05

Workshop Series on Common Core Standards in Math

The Teaching Analytic Geometry and Coordinate Algebra: Mathematical Practices and the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards is A four-day workshop series for area educators focusing on the teaching of common core standards in mathematics will be hosted by the UGA College of Education. The series will focus on implementing the standards from the first two [...]

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