Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Scholars Program
March 22, 2017
Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s career development award for promising early career faculty in the social, behavioral, and health sciences, studying youth ages 5-25 in the U.S. Applicants identify new methods, disciplines or content to learn and propose five-year research and mentoring plans that foster growth in those areas.
Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Research Focus Areas
March 22, 2017
Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s mission to reduce inequality and improve the use of research evidence. Aimed at potential grant applicants with terminal degrees, on career ladder positions, Tseng describes what the foundation is looking for in grant proposals.
Percival Matthews on how Students Learn About Numbers, the Equals Sign and More
March 9, 2017
Matthews is assistant professor of educational psychology in the UW-Madison School of Education. Here he discusses his research on how students learn about numbers, the equals sign, fractions and the importance of financial literacy.
How Personalized Learning Is Transforming Education
February 28, 2017
Rich Halverson, professor in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, delivers the keynote address at the 2017 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair on February 23, 2017.
Teaching to and Through Social Justice
February 8, 2017
Manya Whitaker, Assistant Professor at Colorado College, presented “Teaching to and Through Social Justice” as part of the Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series on February 7, 2017
School Privatization and Black Teacher Decline
December 7, 2016
Terrenda C. White, Assistant Professor Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice at the University of Colorado, presented “School Privatization and Black Teacher Decline” as part of the Carl A. Grant Lecture Series on December 6, 2016
Sadhana Puntambekar Discusses Improving Middle School Students’ Science Learning
November 7, 2016
Sadhana Puntambekar, a professor in the UW–Madison’s Educational Psychology department, directs the Interactive Learning & Design Lab. Here she talks about improving middle school students’ learning in science classes.
Practical Reflections upon and Responses to Homelessness
October 31, 2016
On October 31, 2016 Peter Miller, Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis at UW–Madison, engaged in a conversation with participants about how simple everyday routines and interactions can affect children and families as they experience homelessness and poverty.
Beth Graue Discusses Mindfulness Training, Class Size and More
July 25, 2016
Beth Graue is professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she chairs the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Here she talks about mindfulness training for pre-service teachers, class size policy, kindergarten readiness, and research-based mathematics instruction.
2016 CESA Conference: Achieving Excellence for All Keynote Address
June 30, 2016
Keynote address by Katherine Cramer, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, UW–Madison
Undocumented and Coming of Age in America
May 9, 2016
Presented by Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Video Presentation: Political Polarization and the Ethics of Teaching about Partisanship
May 3, 2016
Presented by Paula McAvoy, Program Director of the Center for Ethics and Education
Video Presentation: WI Evaluation Collaborative Update
March 28, 2016
The Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative updates WCER staff on outreach, interests, and projects.
The National Education Agenda & the Role of Innovation
March 8, 2016
Presented by James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Video Presentation: Building a Better Future STEM Faculty
March 8, 2016
How to Build a Better Future STEM Faculty presented by WCER Researchers: Mark Connolly, Principal Investigator, You-Geon Lee and Julia Savoy