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Mon
Sep
18
UW-Madison's Bruce King and Laura Lang will be presenting at an upcoming conference from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction titled "Innovations in Equity: Improving Our Practice." King and Lang will be presenting along with Lynn Glueck and Blair Feltham from Madison West High School. Their session, "Equity and Excellence in the Instructional Core: Advancing Authentic Intellectual Work through Collaborative Teacher Teams," will share insights and experiences of implementing AIW with teacher teams and schools to enhance teaching and learning for all students. The conference will take place Sept​. 25-26 in Stevens Point, Wis.
Sun
Sep
17
UW-Madison’s Katherine Cramer received the Giovanni Sartori award for best book published in 2016 about or using qualitative research. The award is from the Qualitative and Multi Methods Research section of the American Political Science Association. Cramer wrote “The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker” in 2016. ​The publication examines rural resentment toward cities and its implications for contemporary politics.
Fri
Sep
15
Peli Galiti has been awarded a prestigious Greek Diaspora Fellowship from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation as part of a cross-cultural collaboration between the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and UW-Madison. Galiti is a visiting scholar with UW-Madison's School of Education ​and is conducting research with Robert Enright, a professor with the School of Education's No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology. Through the fellowship, Galiti will implement forgiveness education programs in Greece, hosting workshops about restorative justice and forgiveness education, as well as conducting research about bullying prevention and class collaboration.
Thu
Sep
14
Several educators from across UW-Madison’s School of Education will be sharing their knowledge of teaching with technology as part of this fall’s Active Teaching Lab lineup. The Active Teaching Lab provides a safe space for structured exploration of tools and techniques to engage students and teach more effectively.
Wed
Sep
13
Recent UW-Madison graduate Katie Roling is the inaugural recipient of the Thomas R. Kratochwill School Psychology Dissertation Award to Advanced Evidence-Based Practice. Roling graduated from the School Psychology program, which is housed within the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology. The award is given to School Psychology students whose dissertations look to improve outcomes for children and youth using evidence-based practices.
Tue
Sep
12
UW-Madison’s Valerie Crespín-Trujillo is receiving a 2017 Equity and Inclusion Fellowship from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). Crespín-Trujillo is a Ph.D. student with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis whose current research agenda explores how public policies and institutional decision-making impact postsecondary access and outcomes for students. The Equity and Inclusion Fellowship supports the travel and participation of the selected students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds at the 2017 APPAM Fall Research Conference, which runs Nov. 2-4 in Chicago.
Fri
Sep
08
During his undergraduate years at UW–Whitewater, Kyree Brooks increasingly sought to use his platform as a student leader to improve race relations. Now the Milwaukee native is a first-year graduate student with UW–Madison’s School of Education. He’s pursuing a master’s degree in special education. In his research, which he began as an undergraduate at UW–Whitewater as part of the McNair Scholars program, Brooks studies the impact of television viewing on children with autism.
Fri
Sep
08
An exhibition by UW-Madison's Fred Stonehouse is running through Sept. 15 at the Union Art Gallery in Milwaukee. Stonehouse is a professor with the School of Education's Art Department. Stonehouse's solo exhibit, titled "The Language of Memory," depicts characters who are trying to communicate and want to connect, through a group of paintings and works on paper. The exhibit's closing ceremony will be on Friday, Sept. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. Stonehouse will give an artist talk at 7 p.m.
Thu
Sep
07
UW-Madison's Michael Velliquette has an upcoming solo exhibition that will run from Sept. 15 through Oct. 14 at the Tony Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee. Velliquette is a faculty associate with the School of Education's Art Department. The exhibit is titled "Beginner's Mind" and refers to living without preconception, embodied by the "skillfully simple posture" Velliquette uses in this work. In this project, Velliquette forms complex three-dimensional shapes by hand-cutting and assembling small, simple paper shapes.
Wed
Sep
06
The Cap Times Idea Fest is coming to campus Sept. 16-17, and among the featured speakers at this inaugural event is the School of Education’s Gloria Ladson-Billings. Promotional material associated with the Idea Fest refer to the event as “two days of lively discussions and engaging conversations with leaders -– more than 60 in all -– from the realms of politics, the economy, education, journalism and culture.” Ladson-Billings is delivering a presentation at 12:40 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, called “Education and children of color –- a conversation with Gloria Ladson-Billings.” Her talk will be moderated by Capital Times reporter Amber Walker.
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