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2012 Recognition Dinner Scholarship Video

Each year, the college hosts the Recognition Dinner as a way to honor its generous donors and recognize student award winners and scholarship recipients. As a tribute to scholarship donors, the college compiles a Thank You video which plays during […]

Edugator Nation

UF College of Education has produced a steady succession of outstanding educators and scholars in teaching, counseling and administration. We are sustaining an innovative edge into the 21st century with a heightened emphasis on emerging technology, distance education, advance graduate […]

UF receives $2 million to assess students’ grasp of statistics under new national math standards

  GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Supported by a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, University of Florida math education researcher Tim Jacobbe is leading a multi-center effort to create high-quality testing instruments in statistics, which will help teachers keep middle and […]

Internationalizing the College of Education

College of Education leadership and faculty are actively involved in  efforts to internationalize the work of the College. Such work includes programming, research, curriculum and pedagogy. The video highlights some of these efforts and examines ways the College can further […]

PK Yonge Civics Class on the evening news

Jackie Sirmopoulous and her seventh grade Civics/Comparative Government class at PK Yonge were featured on Gainesville’s local news station TV 20. Sirmopolous’ class is one of only two in the state. (1min 33 sec)

Teachers Teaching Teachers @ 4th annual Teaching Inquiry Showcase

More than 400 K-12 educators and prospective teachers across North Central Florida converge upon P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School in Gainesville every spring for the annual Teaching, Inquiry and Innovation Showcase, where they share with each other what they have […]

Experiential Learning Complex: Animated Fly-through

If you’re short on time, this animated excerpt from the video above sends you flying through this proposed instructional technology building addition. Creating this Experiential Learning Complex, or ELC for short, is part of the overall Norman Hall renovation-expansion project […]

Hispanic students perform better in colleges with larger Hispanic communities

Hispanic students at community colleges with large Hispanic populations are more likely to earn higher grades and complete their courses, according to a study headed by COE professor. Educators have long believed that a “critical mass” of like students is […]

Good readers formed before first day of kindergarten

Teachers often say they can tell, as early as kindergarten, which students are likely bound for college and which are headed for a 12-year struggle to finish school. UF researcher Anne Bishop explains how parents can help children acquire the […]

Norman Hall: Renovation and Innovation

Renovation and innovation are the hallmarks of the College’s capital fundraising campaign that promises, at once, to restore the 1934-vintage Norman Hall to its former grandeur and upgrade its classrooms and laboratories with the latest instructional technology. A key feature […]

Centennial Lecture: DAVID BROOKS, NYT columnist

On January 24, 2006, the College of Education kicked off its 100th year celebration with a presentation and panel discussion on “Education, Class and the Future of America,” featuring nationally syndicated op-ed columnist David Brooks. Brooks writes for the New York […]