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Mizzou Ed Professional Staff give back to the community

Mizzou Ed professional staff members were out in full force April 22 for the 2016 Volunteer Day. Approximately 70 professional staff members spent the Friday afternoon at organizations like the Central Missouri Food Bank, Access Arts, the Science Teachers of Missouri honeysuckle removal project, Habitat for Humanity, City…

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oDREAMS: Students build video games, learn to problem solve

Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant, eMINTS is helping classroom teachers adopt new methods for teaching programming skills to middle-school students.

QuEST Program prepares Missouri Science Teachers

Fifth-grade teachers from districts around the state are attending the University of Missouri’s Quality Elementary Science Teaching (QuEST) program and learning about the properties and structure of matter– a key concept in the newly adopted Missouri Science Learning Standards. https://youtu.be/MpzX-hGRKGg In the first week of the program, teachers take on the role of student. The…

Dean’s letter about emotions

July 8, 2016 Dear Mizzou Ed colleagues and students, This is a challenging message to write without crying and I have to admit I’m failing. There are so many levels of emotions that I’m experiencing as I interact with students and colleagues on campus and via social media. I know many of you are feeling…

Mizzou Ed celebrates $12 million grant, $3 million in gifts for eMINTS

https://vimeo.com/166091933 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies (eMINTS) National Center at the University of Missouri College of Education has been awarded a $12.3 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to study the effectiveness of integrating teacher instruction with certain technologies while simultaneously exploring strategies to…

Mizzou Ed to Host Lecture on Defeating Race and Class Inequity

  MU to Host Lecture on Defeating Race and Class Inequity MEDIA ADVISORY Story Contact: Jeff Sossamon, sossamonj@missouri.edu, 573-882-3346 WHAT: The University of Missouri’s College of Education will host “Challenging the Culture of Cruelty: Understanding and Defeating Race and Class Inequity in America,” featuring Tim Wise, a world renowned educator, author and speaker. WHO: Wise…

Mizzou Ed’s ReSTEM Institute Partners in Plant Science Outreach Effort

The MU College of Education's ReSTEM Institute is a key partner in a program that brings plant science to elementary students. Deanna Lankford, research associate for the ReSTEM Institute, is featured in a Bond Life Sciences Center story for her work in helping elementary students learn about plants, while helping college students college students take…

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Undergrad’s Bullying Research Presented in Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Mirielli's research into bullying is just getting started -- and it's already reached policy makers in the U.S. Capitol. Mirielli, a senior special education major from Mizzou’s College of Education, presented her research on "Cyberbullying of Students with Disabilities" on Capitol Hill in April. Mirielli was one of…

Barbara Reys honored with NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award

https://youtu.be/_mTo6v418do The National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics has honored Barbara Reys, Curators Professor Emeritus, with a Lifetime Achievement Award in mathematics education at the national level. From the NCTM website: Barbara Reys is best known for her ability to identify an area of need and then organize and lead a team of professionals…

Tim Lewis honored with CASE award

Tim Lewis, professor in the Department of Special Education, has received the 2016 Council for Administrators of Special Education (CASE) Harrie M. Selznick Award, the council's highest honor. According to the CASE website, The Harrie M. Selznick CASE Distinguished Service Award was instituted for recognition of individuals who have…

Mizzou TESOL leaders recognized for excellence

Mark Algren, director of the MU Center for English Language Learning, and Nikki Ashcraft, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Learning, Teaching & Curriculum, for being leaders in the field of teaching English as a second language. They have both been named to the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) “50 at 50”…