Post Tagged with: "College of Education"

Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

It is FIU’s most unusual study abroad program. College of Education Professor Alexis McKenney took 10 students to Europe this […]

FIU receives $1.5 million for undergraduate STEM education reform

FIU receives $1.5 million for undergraduate STEM education reform

FIU has received a a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to develop strategies that will improve […]

Mastering math is child’s play

Mastering math is child’s play

Four-year-old Danny calls out excitedly to a classmate passing by. “Estoy ganando,” he says in Spanish. “I’m winning!” Facing no […]

New program created to produce high-quality STEM teachers

New program created to produce high-quality STEM teachers

Some education experts have sounded the alarm in recent years, pointing to a shortage of STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]

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FIU receives $1.45 million grant  to recruit, train new STEM teachers

FIU receives $1.45 million grant to recruit, train new STEM teachers

FIU has received a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) to replicate its successful UTeach […]

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CLAVE recognized for preparing Hispanic teachers, administrators for urban education

CLAVE recognized for preparing Hispanic teachers, administrators for urban education

FIU’s Creating Latino Access to a Valuable Education (CLAVE) project – a collaboration between the College of Education at FIU and Miami-Dade County […]

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6 questions for the school principal: Sharon Lopez ’06

6 questions for the school principal: Sharon Lopez ’06

Sharon M. López ’06 is principal of Coconut Grove Elementary School in Miami. As the excitement of fresh paper and […]

Joyce Fine recognized for community engagement efforts

Joyce Fine recognized for community engagement efforts

Joyce Fine, an associate professor in reading education at the College of Education, will receive the Faculty Senate Community Engagement […]

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Service learning projects provide alternative method of teaching, learning

Service learning projects provide alternative method of teaching, learning

Nearly 30 minutes after FIU English professor Tania Lopez completed her Writing as Social Action class last spring, students remained […]

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Robots build bridge to success for first-year STEM students

Robots build bridge to success for first-year STEM students

The Bridge to Success program at FIU is providing valuable resources for first-year STEM students as they embark on their […]

Civil rights leader Bob Moses joins FIU at celebration of summer math and civics academy

Civil rights leader Bob Moses joins FIU at celebration of summer math and civics academy

From table to table, Bob Moses, civil rights leader and founder of the Algebra Project, gave students final words of […]

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FIU College of Education hosts 12th Annual South Florida Education Research Conference

FIU College of Education hosts 12th Annual South Florida Education Research Conference

FIU’s College of Education hosts the 12th Annual South Florida Education Research Conference, which brings together education deans and researchers […]

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Florida’s top teacher goes to the White House

Florida’s top teacher goes to the White House

One of FIU’s own stood with the country’s elite teachers recently at the White House. Alexandre Lopes, Florida’s 2013 Teacher […]

Secondary Education program celebrates milestones

FIU graduated their first Earth Science Education majors during the spring semester’s commencement ceremony for the School of Environment, Arts […]

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What to tell your kids about the Sandy Hook massacre

What to tell your kids about the Sandy Hook massacre

Professor Phil Lazarus is the former chair and founding member of the National Emergency Assistance Team and past president of […]