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Teachers can use popular media to address anti-Asian bias, KU research shows

LAWRENCE — Recent incidents of racial discrimination and violence against Asians and Asian Americans in the United States have prompted critical discussions about how to talk about such biases with younger age groups.

University announces first cohort of KU Public Scholars

LAWRENCE — A diverse group of University of Kansas researchers from a broad range of scholarly backgrounds — and including many female and underrepresented voices — will receive training and work together to produce public scholarship that speaks to a broader audience.

School of Education & Human Sciences continues free virtual professional development series for 2020-21

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host the second virtual session of the Strategies Event Series at 9 a.m. Feb.

New bachelor of science in education, elementary education prepares educators to lead inclusive classrooms

OVERLAND PARK – The early years of a children's education provide a vital foundation for their future development, creating a base for lifelong learning as well as cognitive and social growth.

Nine faculty members win awards for excellence in teaching

LAWRENCE — Nine faculty members at the University of Kansas have been recognized as winners of annual distinguished teaching awards.

Research explores how speakers use creativity in English as a second language

LAWRENCE — Everyone has found themselves at some point in a conversation in which they have to discuss a “taboo” topic or get creative to make themselves understood. Imagine how much more difficult that is when conversing in a second language.

New book 'Invested Stayers' tells stories of teachers who overcame early career challenges

LAWRENCE — Teaching is a challenging profession. Low pay, long hours, reliance on testing, and state and federal mandates make the job difficult, to say nothing of a pandemic that has upended education. Those stressors cause countless teachers to leave the field every year.

KU Endowment board members elect four new trustees

LAWRENCE — At the annual meeting of the KU Endowment Board of Trustees on Oct. 2, four new trustees were elected: Paul DeBruce of Mission Hills; Gerry Dixon of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey; Dana Hensley of Andover; and Dave Roland of Shorewood, Minnesota.

School of Education announces new name, effective fall 2020

LAWRENCE — The School of Education at the University of Kansas is now the School of Education and Human Sciences, effective fall 2020.

New book guides educators, shares successes in transition from STEM to STEAM

LAWRENCE — In recent years, there has been a growing push to include arts in the widely accepted STEM focus in American education. Yet, making such a transition requires time, training and, perhaps most importantly, a willingness to explore new ways to teach STEM.

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