To end child care deserts, it’s time to rethink care provided by family and friends, activists and experts say

Weighty regulations, high operating costs and rapidly changing neighborhoods are compounding child care shortages in many of Colorado’s low-income communities. Chalkbeat’s “Lessons From a Child Care Desert” event panel featured Liliana Flores Amaro, an Elyria-Swansea resident and community activist; Richard Garcia, former executive director of the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition; Rebecca Kantor, dean of the […]

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Geeta Verma, SEHD faculty member, named co-editor of Journal of Science Teacher Education

Geeta Verma, PhD, has something to celebrate. The associate professor of science education, was named co-editor of the Journal of Science Teacher Education, the flagship journal of the Association for Science Teacher Education and the only English-language journal focused exclusively on science teacher education. [Read the full story on CU Denver Today]

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Can We Prepare Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teachers Online? A Cross-Case Analysis of Online and On-Campus Courses

Congrats to Liz Mahon on her latest publication in SAGE Journals. Check out the abstract below! Using a cross-case analysis of online, on-campus and online university teacher preparation courses, this study critically examines the constraints and affordances of online teacher education in preparing teachers for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) urban schools. The results of […]

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Manuel Espinoza and Undergraduate Students Engaged in Right to Learn Project Featured in CU Denver Today

University of Colorado Denver’s Manuel Espinoza, associate professor of Educational Foundations, School of Education & Human Development, and a group of 10 first-generation college students and alumni are on a mission to change the way we view educational rights. Collectively, they are preparing to write and publish an argument for a major law review. The argument could […]

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Student in the MA + Teacher Licensure program puts his passion for teaching social studies into action

Avondine Hill is passionate about becoming the kind of teacher who transforms his students’ lives. Although he is still a student in the MA + Teacher Licensure program at CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development, he is already putting his passion for teaching social studies into action. During his first two internships at Hinkley High School […]

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Can sending students’ brainwaves straight to a teacher dashboard improve education?

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BrainCo, a company developing electronic headbands that deliver student EEG data to a dashboard for educators, has raised $15 million. For many, this concept may be one of the creepiest in recent memory — and just in time for Halloween. The premise itself, however, is also a reminder of some sage advice from Scott McLeod​, […]

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CU Denver online programs recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Education, Criminal Justice among top ranked programs The University of Colorado Denver has two of the best online graduate programs in the country according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings released in January. CU Denver’s Master of Criminal Justice online program in the School of Public Affairs was ranked 13thnationally and is […]

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