Counselors’ advice for college-bound students facing coronavirus uncertainty: Keep moving forward

“We’re doing lots of listening right now but still advising students to move forward so they have something to look forward to,” said Nathan Cadena, Denver Scholarship Foundation chief operating officer. The foundation provides resources and support for predominantly low-income and first-generation Denver students entering and attending college. Check out the full article on Chalkbeat.

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A New Pedagogy is Emerging…

Remixed CC By teachonline.ca  In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OER), massive open online courses (MOOCs), social media, options for assessment, learning analytics, new forms of credentials, and augmented and virtual reality, perhaps the most important issues, concern how technology is changing the way we teach and – more importantly […]

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Sally Nathenson-Mejia featured in CU Denver TODAY

Education professor uses passion to inspire tomorrow’s teachers Lynn K. Rhodes award winner promotes books, multiculturalism in classroom Although she has taught two basic tenets of education for nearly 40 years, Sally Nathenson-Mejia, PhD, of CU Denver’s Responsive Literacy Education Program considers her life’s work anything but basic. In her mind, reading and writing open the door to […]

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Dr. Sofía Chaparro Selected as 2019 TIRF Alatis Prize Recipient

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Planning and Policy in Educational Contexts. Dr. Nelson Flores, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Sofía Chaparro, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, have been named as the winners of TIRF’s 2019 […]

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SEHD alumna is next DPS Superintendent

Susana Cordova is unanimous pick to lead school district CU Denver alumna Susana Cordova (MA, ’00) is the next superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS). Cordova, unanimously approved this week, holds a MEd in educational, instructional and curriculum supervision from the School of Education & Human Development. In 2016, Cordova served as acting DPS superintendent, filling in while Tom […]

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