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Bridging the GapJanuary 15, 2015Read more
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.
UD is Officially EngagedJanuary 13, 2015Read more
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.
Faculty in the newsDecember 2, 2014Read more
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.
Can a Teacher Be Too Dedicated?November 13, 2014Read more
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.
Student volunteers from UD buildOn chapter construct schoolhouse in NicaraguaNovember 13, 2014Read more
For University of Delaware student Katlin Sullivan, a volunteer trip to Nicaragua was “by far the most amazing experience of her life.” For one week, she and 12 other UD students helped to build a primary school in a small community near Matagalpa. Sul …
Artfest gives expression to people of all abilitiesOctober 28, 2014Read more
For people with disabilities who lack fine motor skills, the simple act of drawing or painting can be challenging. But on Saturday, a group of University of Delaware students were there to help them bridge the gap.
Education professor uses SMART Slates, Google Docs to better prepare studentsOctober 10, 2014Read more
Sharon Walpole, a professor in the University of Delaware School of Education, has been turning heads and impressing students with the technology she’s using in her classroom. In August 2012, Walpole received a UD Transformation Grant, a grant program …
Early Learning Center celebrates 10th anniversarySeptember 22, 2014Read more
On Sept. 12, the ELC held an anniversary celebration attended by more than 300 children, family, staff and friends. Guests were treated to a sing-along with the ELC children and a ceremony honoring the visionaries who helped to make the center a reality.
Education students learn mentoring skills at Wilmington centersSeptember 5, 2014Read more
Every semester, approximately 80 UD elementary teacher education students begin their first experience service learning by mentoring at the Latin American Community Center (LACC) or the Fraim Boys and Girls Club.
Grad Student Emily Sklar leads marvelous science campAugust 25, 2014Read more
Anyone can be a scientist, science can be lots of fun and — to the surprise and delight of most of the children who participated in the 2014 University of Delaware Marvelous Microbes Camp — science can be easy. Those were the key messages that Emily Sk …