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Meenoo Rami to address Redbird educators

The College of Education (COE) will host Meenoo Rami, Educator Advocate at Minecraft and Microsoft for a free webinar. All education students and educators are invited to attend Teacher Practice...
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Lab Schools rising to the challenge

The Laboratory Schools within the College of Education have a wealth of excellent teachers who are going above and beyond in extremely difficult times.
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Metcalf’s Jennifer Talbot earns state honors for teaching excellence

Jennifer Talbot ’07, M.S. ’13 was recently awarded the Excellence in Middle School Mathematics Teaching Award from the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM). She sat down to...
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Engaging students virtually

Traditionally, teachers are able to have their entire class in their line of vision, allowing them to make sure students are understanding the material as well as making each student feel seen.
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Moving the needle: Finding innovative solutions to prepare educators

The fact that the United States is experiencing a national teacher shortage is well documented, and there are many contributing factors, including salary concerns, funding cuts, and attrition due...
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The show must go on

COVID-19 has affected virtually everything surrounding education, and teachers have had to be extremely creative in delivering learning experiences for their students.
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University High School Announces New Administration

University High School is pleased to announce two new administration changes for the upcoming academic year.
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University High School presents Love/Sick

University High School will present Love/Sick at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 10. All performances will be in the Ruth A. Stroud Auditorium at...
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Bug eyes and blimp rides: U-High teachers engage students with virtual learning

Science teacher Emily Telford knew that it would be a lot more interesting for her freshman to examine sea level rising while flying over waterways in a blimp, so that’s exactly what she had...
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10th annual T21CON to promote educational technology, September 27

The 10th annual conference is a hands-on, engaging learning opportunity designed to provide skills and knowledge on the use of educational technology to current and aspiring educators.