Articles from September 2019

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Global Education Initiatives

The University of Iowa College of Education’s academic opportunities span the globe with dynamic research collaborations, study abroad opportunities, and innovative partnerships.
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Didion brings data to special education teaching practices

Lisa Didion, a new assistant professor in special education at the University of Iowa College of Education, wants to bring data to every day teaching practices.
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University of Iowa joins Carnegie Project Ed.D. consortium

Thanks to the creation of a new Doctor of Education, the University of Iowa has joined The Carnegie Project consortium, allowing the UI to lead in the national conversation about how we prepare educational leaders.
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College partners with school district, community to make learning more global

More than 100 Iowa City Community School District students visited the University of Iowa College of Education on Friday, Sept. 20, to discover how to integrate global perspectives into their learning and take part in an ongoing community-based partnership. Students from Liberty High School, City High School, and West High School studying advanced levels of Spanish and French participated in the...
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Achrazoglou teaches technology literacy abroad

Clinical associate professor John Achrazoglou worked with more than 1,000 students and teachers in Pakistan teaching them the latest instructional technologies and internet tools and resources.
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Freedman shares expertise on teaching and learning of history

Eric Freedman, visiting assistant professor of social studies, joined the University of Iowa College of Education this fall in the Department of Teaching and Learning.
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Where Do You Work? Wednesday: Rachael Pisarik

Meet alumna Rachael Pisarik (BA ’99 in Elementary Education), an eighth-grade language arts teacher at South East Junior High School in Iowa City, who is inspired by her students every day.
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Building Community Reads promotes collaboration, inclusion

The Building Community Reads Initiative will once again collaborate with One Community, One Book.
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Gould honored with 2019 Staff Excellence in Service Award

David Gould, educational support services coordinator/manager in the College of Education’s Belin-Blank Center, has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 David J. Skorton Award for Staff Excellence in Service.
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In the News: Johnson shares expertise on teaching English Language Learners in Iowa

David Cassels Johnson, an associate professor of Foreign Languages and ESL Education, discusses the growing needs of English Language Learners in Iowa on Iowa Public Radio's "Talk of Iowa" program.