College of Education

Grants UI among groups awarded grant to design new STEM course

The University of Iowa, Kirkwood Community College, seven partner school districts and 25 STEM business and industry leaders have been awarded an Iowa Governor’s STEM Center grant to jointly design a STEM innovator course at the new Kirkwood Regional Center which opens in the fall of 2015. The one-

Video: December 2014 College of Education teacher education convocation

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, 4 p.m. Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The December 2014 College of Education teacher education convocation will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.

Grants Barron receives Innovation in Teaching and Technology award

Sheila Barron, statistician/biostatistician manager in the College of Education, received an Innovation in Teaching and Technology award worth $34,600. The award was for her project “An Interactive Simulation Environment for Learning Statistical Concepts.”
The Student Experience: Alissa Bornhoft

The Student Experience: Alissa Bornhoft

Academic challenges inspire future teacher to connect with all students
"The Student Experience" showcases University of Iowa students who excel academically—inside and outside the classroom. This installment features Alissa Bornhoft, whose struggles with her original area of study (math) eventually uncovered her heart's desire: teaching. These challenges shaped her teaching philosophy: "It's important to be able to connect with all students."
UI College of Education hosts Teaching Ferguson panel

KGAN UI College of Education hosts 'Teaching Ferguson'

The UI's College of Education hosted a panel discussion with education experts and students to help classroom teachers foster discussions among students about race, discrimination, privilege, and systemic oppression.

2014 spring commencement

Commencement ceremonies

UI confers nearly 1,560 degrees in December
The University of Iowa will honor December 2014 graduates during a series of commencement ceremonies and other events, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20.

Teaching Ferguson

UI's College of Education hosts panel discussion about how classroom teachers can foster discussions about race and other sensitive issues
The University of Iowa’s College of Education is hosting a panel discussion with education experts designed to not only look at the broader historical and social context from which these current struggles emerge, but to also provide participants with tools, strategies and resources to create opportunities for classroom discussions.

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