The distance between Columbia, Missouri and Bogotá, Colombia has grown smaller, thanks to a unique partnership between the University of Missouri College of Education and the UNIMINUTO University System in South America.
Children who show mild to severe symptoms of depression in second and third grades are six times more likely to have skill deficits, such as difficulties with social skills or academics, than children without symptoms.
The University of Missouri was one of the first state universities to establish normal instruction for educators at a collegiate level. Mizzou Magazine highlights the college’s history and its foundation for the next 150 years.
Researchers found that children who need assistance improving their social skills might benefit more when grouped with peers who have similar social skill levels, rather than with peers who have a similar disability or disorder.
A new $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences will allow researchers from the University of Missouri College of Education to develop new methods to help teachers become more culturally responsive.