Bradley Carl to Speak at Achievement Gap Panel
August 16, 2016
WCER researcher Bradley Carl will participate in a Capital Times panel discussion on early learning and school achievement gaps between white students and students of color.
Enabling Effective Mentorship
August 8, 2016
Christine Pfund interview featured in ASBMB Today’s Special Section on Education
The Effect of Testing on Chinese Education and Parenting
July 27, 2016
Matt Hora, WCER research scientist, is featured in Education Week article on The Effect of Testing on Chinese Education and Parenting, July 27, 2016.
Beth Graue Discusses Mindfulness Training, Class Size and More
July 25, 2016
Beth Graue is professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she chairs the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Here she talks about mindfulness training for pre-service teachers, class size policy, kindergarten readiness, and research-based mathematics instruction.
LEAD Center’s Nicole Bowman-Farrell Presenting at NIEA 2016
July 13, 2016
Nicole Bowman-Farrell, Researcher & Evaluator in the LEAD Center, is presenting two sessions at the National Indian Education Association’s Conference in October.
Rethinking the Skills Gap: Teaching 21st-Century Skills to Meet Workforce Demand
July 5, 2016 | By Lynn Armitage
Teaching 21st-century skills to meet workforce demand
2016 CESA Conference: Achieving Excellence for All Keynote Address
June 30, 2016
Keynote address by Katherine Cramer, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, UW–Madison
LEAD Center’s Kate McCleary on Feminist Epistemologies
June 21, 2016
Kate McCleary shares feminist epistemologies in relation to feminist evaluation.
How MSAN Superintendents Help Close Gaps
June 21, 2016
MSAN, the Minority Student Achievement Network, featured in article by S. David Brazer and Robert Smith
Motion Meets Emotion: Unique Dance Program Empowers Underserved Girls
June 13, 2016 | By Lynn Armitage
In 2011, with a $1,500 grant from what is now Dane Arts, the two women started a pilot dance program for middle schoolers at Kennedy Heights Community Center, pioneering the combination of dance education and dance/movement therapy—with G-rated versions of popular music and a little hip hop thrown in, too, which is a real “hook” for students.
Jerlando Jackson Cited as Calling New Brown Plan “Bold”
June 6, 2016
Brown University Making Bold Bid to Assure Diversity and Inclusion
Teaching Prep for STEM Ph.Ds. Improves Teaching Methods, May Increase Prospects for Faculty Hire
May 23, 2016
New Study Finds Teaching Preparation for STEM Doctoral Students Boosts Use of Effective Teaching Methods and May Increase Prospects for Faculty Hire
Wisconsin Stands Out For Preschool Access
May 20, 2016
State’s Hands-Off Approach Could Mean Uneven Program Quality
Jerlando Jackson Shares His Perspective on the Vote of No Confidence
May 20, 2016
Last week, we published an op-ed titled ‘Concerned, but Committed (At least for now): Why one UW professor says he is not jumping ship just yet,’ written by Professor Jerlando F. L. Jackson prior to the UW system vote-of-no-confidence. This week, we are presenting a follow-up interview with Dr. Jackson in response to the vote-of-no-confidence, to discuss the future of UW, and national public higher education. Dr. Jackson is the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education in the department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis as well as the Founding Director and Chief Research Scientist of Wisconsin’s Equity & Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB) in Wisconsin Center for Education Research, both in the School of Education at the UW-Madison
Collaborative Classrooms off to a Strong Start
May 18, 2016
Mark Connolly, a researcher from the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, is analyzing quantitative and qualitative data from students and faculty to measure the rooms’ impact on student learning.