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Katharine Broton discusses her research on food insecurity. 

Jonathan Templin speaks about adaptive assessment.


Cooper Reaves shoots basketball

Athletics and UI REACH a slam dunk for students with disabilities

Through the UI REACH program, Cooper Reaves, from Center Point, Iowa, is living out his passion for sports as the student manager for the Iowa Hawkeyes Women’s Basketball team.

Clinical professor Mitchell Kelly

Kelly recognized with UI's highest teaching honor

Clinical professor Mitchell Kelly was bestowed with the 2023 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence, UI's highest honor for teaching. 

Dare to Discover features Alyssa Provencio, Amira Nash, Bree Neyland, and Meg Mechelke

College of Education researchers highlighted in ‘Dare to Discover’

Three College of Education students and one college staffer were recently featured in UI's Dare to Discover campaign, which showcases researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa.

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UI REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) is a comprehensive transition program for students ages 18-25 years old with intellectual, cognitive, and learning disabilities.



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One Day for Iowa | The University of Iowa's 24-Hour Giving Day

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (all day)
Every year, thousands of Hawkeyes come together to make an important—and meaningful—impact for Iowa. All gifts made in March will count toward the One Day for Iowa total. You can make a difference by donating now:

What All Teachers Should Know about Evidence-Based Strategies for Gifted Students

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), GT Presenter: Dr. Laurie Croft, Clinical Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning  Description: The National Association for Gifted Children has suggested three broad standards that ALL teachers should understand in order to meet the needs of the gifted students in their classrooms.  This session focuses on the importance of using evidence-based instructional strategies to help advanced learners make continuous educational progress.

Reflective Teaching-Learning - Case Study of Pre-Service International Students

Thursday, March 30, 2023 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Syed (Usman) Hashmi, ETC Graduate Assistant  Reflecting on our experiences related to teaching-learning can be very productive in terms of improving, progressing or even sharing, that develops a culture of learning-reflecting-sharing-growing-sharing-reflecting-learning. In this workshop participants will browse through various reflective strategies. They will further reflect on how they can apply in their own classroom settings that may help...
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