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Programs that allow teaching assistants and other paraprofessionals to earn a degree and licensure while continuing to work are helping address the teacher shortage and diversify the teaching workforce.

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Tara Hofkens will lead an effort to assess the impacts of an inquiry-driven learning model designed specifically for middle school students.

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Three UVA education researchers, with colleagues across the U.S., are evaluating a professional development program that coaches elementary teachers on how to use an active and playful approach to increase engagement and learning in math.

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Professor Jennings was one of several UVA faculty members, including others from the School of Education and Human Development, recognized for advancing science and understanding.

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A mindfulness-based professional learning program co-created by UVA professor Tish Jennings has been shown to improve teacher well-being and student outcomes.

Participating middle and high school students improved their standardized test scores and were more likely to graduate from high school and attend college.

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New research aims to better understand how teachers advocate for their students and how simulated conversations with colleagues can help hone that skill.

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As a science teacher, Emily Uosseph loves helping young people understand the natural world and find their full potential through education. She credits the skills she gained at UVA and the ongoing support from program faculty for helping her thrive as a new teacher during the pandemic.

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Professor Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas joined the UVA Speaks podcast to discuss her research on the impacts of living-learning communities at institutions of higher education.

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Associate Professor Natasha Heny, who co-chaired a UVA task force on generative AI’s impacts on teaching and learning, shares her top five tips for writing teachers from K-12 through higher education.

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