College of Education
Jay Mathews, longtime education columnist for The Washington Post, writes about a new report involving gifted education from the UI's College of Education called “A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America’s Brightest Students.”
Hover cars soon will fly at M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, where middle-school students began taking a class on 3D design this past week. The class is one of several offerings for students in grades 6-8 through the University of Iowa College of Education Belin-Blank Center's one-week Junior Scholars Institute.
Tyler Babcock, who just finished his junior year at Charles City High School, will start his freshman year at the University of Iowa this fall, thanks to the UI College of Education Belin-Blank Center’s new STEM Academy for high-ability students. He plans to major in mechanical engineering.
A UI College of Education study showed that children who watched a Sesame Street segment on impulse control could wait nearly four minutes longer for a snack than children who did not see it, in an article on how the show was created to boost children’s confidence and school readiness.