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In the News

On these pages, you will find UGA College of Education faculty commentary on education issues as cited in local, state and national media.

Zepeda

February 10th, 2014, 10:02

Zepeda: New teacher assessment’s flaws doom it to failure

Sally Zepeda, a professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, voices concern over the new state teacher assessment system in a February 8 article in the Athens Banner-Herald.

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Cramond

February 6th, 2014, 12:02

New graduate certificate in creativity featured in New York Times story

A new graduate certificate program in creativity, developed by a team led by Bonnie Cramond, professor and director of the Torrance Center for Creativity, was featured in a front page story of the February 5 New York Times.

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February 4th, 2014, 10:02

Teach to Learn partnership featured on UGA Home Page

The Teach to Learn partnership between the College of Education and the Clarke County School District is featured in a story on UGA’s Home Page this week.

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Hawkins

February 4th, 2014, 10:02

Hawkins in NYT: Legalized gambling a threat to sports, society

Wider legalization of sport betting could add more challenges to the many that professional sports have already encountered, writes Billy Hawkins, a professor in kinesiology, in an op-ed article in the January 31 issue of the New York Times.

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January 31st, 2014, 12:01

Speech & Hearing Clinic to host Free Screening Day on Feb. 1

The UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic is co-hosting a Free Hearing Screening Day on Saturday, Feb. 1, reports a January 30 Athens Banner-Herald story.

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Stewart

January 31st, 2014, 12:01

Stewart quoted nationally in weather-related stories

Alan Stewart, an associate professor in counseling and a weather/climate psychologist, is quoted in January 9 and January 29 stories in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and January 22 in the the Ma href=http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/the-cool-factor-how-cold-weather-stats-hit-a-patriotic-nerve-for-canadians/article16461017/>Toronto Globe and Mail.

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January 27th, 2014, 11:01

Smagorinsky in Psychology Today: Soft skills help students

Students need “soft skills” promoted by the arts in schools, writes Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky in the January 25 issue of Psychology Today.

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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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January 21st, 2014, 10:01

COE’s Teach to Learn Partnership featured in Jan. 13 Columns

The Teach to Learn Partnership between the College of Education and Clarke County Schools was featured in the January 13 issue of Columns.

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