The team used a large grant from the National Science Foundation to help students program and use a computer-based model of water runoff and test their playground designs at Walker Upper Elementary School.
Low pay and the costly licensure requirements are driving Virginia’s teacher shortage. Experts at UVA’s Curry School of Education are helping Richmond address what experts say is Gov. Ralph Northam’s single biggest education challenge.
The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education is adding a new Ph.D. program for scholars interested in the growing field of language education.
Education professor Amanda Williford is helping reshape the way Virginia thinks about kindergarten readiness.
Bill Therrien, a professor of special education, is working on how to train future practitioners in ways that best support children with autism.
Several new studies in UVA’s Curry School of Education are parsing the effects of race and ethnicity in the classroom to help teachers promote higher achievement for all students.
Also ranking highly were UVA’s law, business, nursing, medical and engineering schools, as well as several social science and humanities doctoral programs in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.
Young children who display disruptive behavior reduce those behaviors when their teacher spends extra time playing individually with them, according to a new UVA study published in the journal Child Development.
According to a new study by UVA and other institutions, children receiving formal, classroom-based preschool receive significantly higher-quality care and have better reading and math skills than peers who receive informal child care before kindergarten.