Nicole Bowman to Present at 2017 Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum
April 13, 2017
Nicole Bowman to present paper at the 2017 Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum
Madison School District, UW–Madison Create Research-Practice Partnership to Improve Local Education
April 11, 2017
A new partnership between the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) and the University of Wisconsin–Madison seeks to combine the expertise of district educators and university researchers to improve education.
ITP Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy
March 30, 2017
The ITP Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy was moderated by Professor Eric Grodsky and featured Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation and Nicole Deterding, National Poverty Fellow at UW Madison
Alibali Recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Award
March 30, 2017
Martha Alibali was one of eleven members of the UW–Madison faculty who won Kellett Mid-Career Awards.
Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Share Their Politics?
March 30, 2017
Paula McAvoy, program director at the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Ethics and Education, talks about teaching politics in the age of Trump.
CIRTL Extends Network to SUNY Buffalo
March 29, 2017
UB joins national network to improve teaching skills of future STEM faculty
‘Fair Play’ Video Game Honored With National Award for Revealing Bias in STEM Education
March 28, 2017 | By Lynn Armitage
This experiential video game, funded by a $1.6 million four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.
Jackson, University of Florida Team up to Diversify STEM
March 23, 2017
The University of Florida and the University of Wisconsin–Madison face off in the NCAA tournament Friday, but when it comes to recruiting, the two schools are on the same team.
Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Scholars Program
March 22, 2017
Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s career development award for promising early career faculty in the social, behavioral, and health sciences, studying youth ages 5-25 in the U.S. Applicants identify new methods, disciplines or content to learn and propose five-year research and mentoring plans that foster growth in those areas.
Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Research Focus Areas
March 22, 2017
Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s mission to reduce inequality and improve the use of research evidence. Aimed at potential grant applicants with terminal degrees, on career ladder positions, Tseng describes what the foundation is looking for in grant proposals.
UW-Madison School of Education Ranked No. 1 Among Public Institutions by U.S. News
March 14, 2017
U.S. News and World Report released its annual rankings of the top graduate schools on Tuesday and UW-Madison’s School of Education and many of its programs once again were recognized as being among the very best in the nation.
Beyond the Skills Gap
March 10, 2017
Matthew Hora was recently featured on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Journal discussing the skills gap.
Percival Matthews on how Students Learn About Numbers, the Equals Sign and More
March 9, 2017
Matthews is assistant professor of educational psychology in the UW-Madison School of Education. Here he discusses his research on how students learn about numbers, the equals sign, fractions and the importance of financial literacy.
Teaching by Example
March 6, 2017 | By Lynn Armitage
A student holds up a sign with the comment, “You’re so pretty, for a Black girl.” In another photo, a student of Latino heritage grips this disturbing message: “The only reason you got into this school is because of the color of your skin.”
UW–Madison Researchers Contribute to NAS Report on Undergraduate Research Experiences
March 6, 2017
A National Academy of Sciences committee whose members include Janet Branchaw and Eric Grodsky, both on faculty at the University of Wisconsin –Madison School of Education and principal investigators at its Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), released a study last week examining evidence on undergraduate research experiences.