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More than Math

When the state of Tennessee named Knox County AP calculus teacher Wanda Lacy as 2013–2014 Teacher of the Year, officials … Continue reading

Strong Women. Better World.

Michelle Kwan, the most decorated figure skater in US history, visited UT in April to speak and participate in a panel discussion with coaches from six countries as part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports initiative. Continue reading

Serving and Learning

Service-learning is quite the buzzword in higher education, but it’s a practice that students and faculty in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences have been engaging in for many years. The practice aims to enhance academic learning by challenging students to apply disciplinary knowledge within the context of real-world situations. Continue reading

Teachers of the Year

The Today show named Billie Yardley (’77; MS ’82) its Teacher of the Year during a televised broadcast in November. … Continue reading

Stemming the Summer Reading Setback

By David Brill We’ve all heard the proverb: “Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day. Teach a … Continue reading

The Right Start

CEHHS students have ample opportunity for internships and experiences to help them get off on the right foot when it comes … Continue reading

Practicing What We Teach

For decades, classroom experience has been recognized as one of the most influential components of teacher preparation. The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE) is taking the rigorous academic rite of passage and making it intensive—yielding great results for the teacher interns and the schools in which they teach. Continue reading

Learning the Circus Arts

From the top of a pair of stilts, it’s easy to see the change that has come to Pond Gap … Continue reading

Capturing the Revolution

The Egyptian revolution became real for Professor Brian Barber (Child and Family Studies) when he first visited Cairo in February … Continue reading