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UF gift from novelist James Patterson creates 8 scholarships in elementary education

It should come as no surprise that James Patterson, one of America’s current top bestselling authors, has a passion for books and reading, and he supports those who do the same. But the plot thickens. Patterson believes one way to […]

COE Outstanding Female Leader is all-star on Gator soccer team, too

Elementary education senior Holly King knows how to be a leader, whether it’s for a classroom of elementary school students or a team of Gator soccer players. Next month, she will receive UF’s Outstanding Female Leader award during her undergraduate […]

COE researchers out in force at AERA’s massive annual meeting

(Click here for PDF listing of UFCOE presentations) For years, the massive annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association has been a hotbed of the latest research and new ideas about teaching-and-learning practices and policies. This year, some 65 […]

Eight education majors named ‘Anderson scholars’

Eight College of Education undergraduates have received a prestigious campus-wide award for academic achievement, and an education faculty member was recognized for his mentorship of several of the honored students. The College of Education student recipients are ProTeach elementary education […]

UF-honored student-teacher excels in both roles in the classroom

When 21-year-old Carla-Ann Brown isn’t exploring Gainesville’s culinary diversity or teaching herself how to knit, she is excelling in the classroom, both at the college’s Norman Hall and in fourth grade at Terwilliger Elementary School where she is an intern. […]

Social studies organizations names UF alumna ‘Teacher of the Year’

UF College of Education alumna Kassie Erenstoft was named the Dr. Theron Trimble Teacher of the Year among elementary school teachers by the Florida Council for the Social Studies. The council is a professional organization of social studies educators aimed […]