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