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ASPIRE Panel 3.15 Supporting Education and Diversity

The University of Delaware ASPIRE program held a panel discussion featuring alumni on Wednesday, March 11, with the Brandywine School District’s Dorrell Green telling audience members that “it’s not always easy, but it is enjoyable, being able to change and impact lives.”

CEHD 2015 Salzburg Fellows

Prof. Martha Buell and Associate Prof. Rena Hallam were invited by Salzburg Global Seminar organizers to attend as national early childhood development experts.

Steele posters crowd Steele Symposium highlighting student research set for April 24

Celebrating the 30th anniversary, the Steele Symposium is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their research in either a paper or poster presentation.

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CEHD will hold its annual Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 29, 2015, at 1:00 pm at the Bob Carpenter Center, and personally recognize each degree candidate.

UD students (from left) Lauren Stegman, Lara Andrews and Kendall Daughtry join faculty member Bahira Sherif Trask (standing, center) for a panel discussion at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington. Bridging the Gap

Prof. Bahira Trask was invited to present on cultural diversity and families at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and decided to bring three UD students along with varied life experiences, hoping to generate a productive discussion.

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UD grad Emily Sklar hoped to instill a love of science in the youngsters who participated in the Marvelous Microbes camp. This is just one of the programs that helped UD earn the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Infant Language Project - 072012 Faculty in the news

Perlman researches alternatives for children experiencing homelessness. Mineo discusses housing options for people with disabilities. Golinkoff discusses the importance of hands-on play. Trask offers family holiday survival tips.

Preparing teachers for the classroom Teachers can enhance leadership online

There is a growing trend to equip teachers to lead others. Recognizing this need, SOE has launched an online master’s degree in teacher leadership. Convenient, flexible and effective, this program helps PK-12 teachers around the country plan for and enact school-wide change.

James Cavanagh helps one of his fifth-grade math students at North Star Academy’s Downtown Middle School. (Sara Neufeld) Can a Teacher Be Too Dedicated?

James Cavanagh is 22 years old, fresh out of the University of Delaware. With his degree in elementary education, he could have gotten a job anywhere—and he chose to teach at one of the most demanding public schools in America.

buildon4a Student volunteers from UD buildOn chapter construct schoolhouse in Nicaragua

Katlin Sullivan lays a brick at the school site in Villa Kokomo. For University of Delaware student Katlin Sullivan, a volunteer trip to Nicaragua was “by far the most amazing… Read More

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