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Curriculum, Teaching & Childhood
- Awards & Honors (Spring 2007)
Pamela Orpinas is recognized with a Creative Research Medal for her work on bullying and violence among school-aged children.
- Media Shelf (Spring 2007)
“Bullying Prevention” is featured in the Books and Video sections and “Working the Planning Table” is featured in the Books section.
- Looking Beyond the Bell (Winter 2007)
Professor Sally Zepeda hopes to identify categories of school systems, and evaluate their experiences moving on and off of block scheduling.
- Viewpoint: Why the Arts Matter in Education (Fall 2006)
What do they offer students and why are they important? What are the implications for arts teacher preparations at UGA?
- Media Shelf (Summer 2006)
A sampling of books, software, recordings, and other scholarly works.
- Birthmonths Associated with Learning Disabilities? (Fall 2006)
Roy P. Martin suggests that birth month matters with respect to learning disabilities in elementary-aged children.
- Disaffection at the Top: Elite Colleges Lose Students (Fall 2006)
Imagine that after being accepted to the college of your dreams, you choose to leave after one year, and no one there understands why.
- Schools Help Teen Girls "LEAP" Into Action (Summer 2006)
Researchers develop a program to effectively encourage teenage girls to habitually exercise.
- Building a Better Math Teacher (Fall/Winter 2005)
UGA leads a joint effort to produce more and better-qualified teachers armed with a deeper understanding of mathematics.
- Smitten, not Bitten (Summer 2005)
Flea-sized WOWbugs help students learn about genetics, animal behavior and more.
- Speaking Sports (Summer 2005)
Learning foreign languages is more fun when mixed with sports.
- Baby Talk 101 (Spring 2004)
When it comes to teaching communication skills, moms and babies lean from each other.
- School Kids Behaving Badly (Spring 2004)
Researchers study ways teachers, students and parents can reduce bullying and other aggresive behaviors that can lead to school violence.
- Reaching Out to Kids (Summer 2001)
Small-group teaching is a big hit in the classroom.
- The Merits of HOPE (Summer 2001)
How is Georgias most popular scholarship program stacking up?
- Kids at Risk (Summer 1999)
UGA researchers are helping elementary school teachers to intervene early in student behavior problems.
- Energizing Math and Science (Spring 1996)
Georgia students and teachers get a boost in math and science education, and it's a lot more than just chalk and talk.
- Read and Love It More (Winter 1995)
The National Reading Research Center has suggestions for teachers and parents alike on getting kids to read more and like it.
- Variations on a Theme (Summer 1994)
Music professor Mary Leglar composes interactive videos to increase the teaching repertoires of tomorrow's music educators.
- Setting Schools Free (Fall 1993)
The Program for School Improvement works so well that schools are on a waiting list to participate.
- Why Johnny Loves to Read and Read and Read (Fall 1992)
In 'whole language' classrooms, children are eager learners - and so are their teachers.
- Born to
be Wild (Spring 1992)
Are children born to be wild or compliant or rebelious?
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