Author: Stefanie Dion Jones

The Neag School of Education With Carlton and Tamashi

March 3, 2022

In another installment of the major series, UConn alum Carlton Jones and graduate student Tamashi Hettiarachchi join as special guests to discuss their engagements with Neag UConn’s School of Education.

A Monumental Task: Turning Act of ‘Disrespect’ Into Learning Moment

February 15, 2022

Alan Marcus, a professor of education at the University of Connecticut, says in his state, there have been calls to remove statues of Christopher Columbus, in connection to the explorer’s violent mistreatment of Native Americans. Marcus said monuments can become “expired” as society’s values shift.

AUDIO: Using Phenomena to Help Students Explain the World

December 27, 2021

What are phenomena and how can science teachers use these events to engage students in science? Professor of Science Education Todd Campbell joins us to help start a series about using phenemona in science education.

Teaching Map Literacy Is Important Part of Having Informed Public

December 27, 2021

People tend to look at maps as absolute information that should be taken as fact without analysis. But that’s a mistake, according to a pair of UConn professors from the Neag School of Education in a recent article published in Social Studies Research and Practice.

Dodd Impact, Neag School Host U.S. Education Secretary for Event

December 13, 2021

As part of the observation of International Human Rights Day, the Neag School and Dodd Impact programs are jointly hosting a series of virtual workshops that introduce the intersecting fields of human rights education and civics education to undergraduate and fifth-year students in the Neag School’s pre-service teacher education program and in its Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates, or TCPCG.