The effects of high stress can be seen in teacher-student relations in the classroom.
MU researchers worked with students and teachers in two classrooms at Ulysses S. Grant Elementary School to study the impact of “green” buildings on students’ learning. Results showed that students found positive connections between the building and their surrounding environments.
“The award is significant to me because my faculty nominated me, the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum,” Unrath, an associate professor of art education at the College of Education, said.
Education professor Stephen Kilgus has worked to develop a survey assessment for middle and high school students regarding their own emotions and reactions.
The guidebook features 83 interventions to help students from preschool to high school.
“When we hired him, we hired somebody who, in our field, was viewed as one of the top, if not the top, overall researcher,” said T. Chris Riley-Tillman, chair of the department of educational, school and counseling psychology.
MU College of Education offers new program to bridge the gap in special education teacher’s workforce
Department of Special Education chair Erica Lembke: “There is a really strong demand for special education teachers, so it’s important for us to meet the needs of our stakeholders.”
However, Missouri accepts teachers from other states with different standards for teacher certification.
College of Education Dean Kathryn Chval: “We’re preparing and trying to equip people to work with others that differ from themselves.”
Chval has served as acting dean since September 2015.
The program was suspended due to low enrollment and the loss of two faculty members.
James will speak at an open forum at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Reynolds Alumni Center.
The National Council for Teacher Quality released a report showing MU’s unwillingness to cooperate with its records request.
The program was recognized nationally for its efforts in preventing suicide in teens.
The school should be ready sometime this year.
The donations will be sent to Art on Wheels, an organization that provides art therapy.
Professor Laurie Mintz aims to resolve conflicts within the program with a model values statement.
Daniel Clay's appointment is effective June 1.