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40 Florida educators chosen for new UF leadership network

College of Education named 40 public school educators to a new program to develop leadership skills and share their expertise with teachers across Florida.


UF seeks state money for reading program piloted in ‘failure factories’

POLITICO, Tampa Bay Times Feb. 4, 2016 UF Lastinger Center Director Don Pemberton in talks with lawmakers about piloting reading program UF researchers are working in Melrose Elementary Don Pemberton, director of the college’s UF Lastinger Center for Learning, told […]


Preaching the power of Teacher Inquiry

Professor and best-selling author Nancy Dana has turned globetrotter to "spread the gospel" of practitioner inquiry--a powerful form of educator professional development that's helping teachers help students learn to their maximum potential.


UF’s free tutoring app helping Fla. students prep for high-stakes algebra exam

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Last spring, nearly half of Florida ninth-graders flunked the statewide end-of-course Algebra 1 exam—a gateway test that Florida high school students must pass in order to graduate. University of Florida education researchers, using a powerful online teaching […]


Independent Alligator — Teacher-development network being formed

The Independent Florida Alligator 3-28-14 Teacher-development network UF Lastinger Center for Learning operations manager Boaz Dvir is quoted in an Independent Florida Alligator article about a new teacher-development network being formed, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Bill and […]


Gov. Scott helps in statewide launch of UF’s online prep tool for required algebra exam

Gov. Rick Scott made a stop last Friday (Jan. 25) at St. Petersburg’s Dixie Hollins High School to participate in the statewide launch of a new program called Algebra Nation, a free online preparation tool created through the University of […]


Center for Learning offers Master Teacher training to help turn around state’s lowest-ranked high school

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—UF’s Lastinger Center for Learning, part of the College of Education, recently joined a multi-organization, multiyear effort that includes Duval County Public Schools (DCPS), the Jaguar Foundation and Teach for America to turn around the state’s lowest-ranked high school, […]


Lastinger Center featured in booklet on UF’s impact in Miami-Dade

UF’s Lastinger Center for Learning, the College of Education’s statewide teaching- and school-improvement program, is featured in the South Florida edition of “UF in Your Neighborhood,” a new booklet produced by the University of Florida Foundation. The foundation recently published […]