Growing Your Own Teachers

Growing Your Own Teachers

Florida needs new teachers. According to the Florida Department of Education, critical teacher shortage areas for the 2019-20 school year ...
Children’s Literature and Building Empathy in Classrooms

Children’s Literature and Building Empathy in Classrooms

Some commercial products and activities used in schools can teach artificial lessons in honesty, compassion and empathy, says Sherron Roberts, ...
5 UCF Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

5 UCF Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

Five recent UCF graduates have received prestigious Fulbright awards that will allow them to travel abroad to pursue research and ...
KnightED Talks Student Showcase Engages Generations of Learners

KnightED Talks Student Showcase Engages Generations of Learners

Future teachers from UCF and high school teaching academies watch as Chris Pomponyo ’12, Seminole County Public Schools 2017 Teacher ...
Looking for Summer Camps in Orlando? Check Out These UCF-affiliated Options

Looking for Summer Camps in Orlando? Check Out These UCF-affiliated Options

From athletics to the arts to science to storytelling, there are plenty of summer camps for learning and play affiliated ...
Assistant Professor Earns Impact Award For Work with Hospitalized Children

Assistant Professor Earns Impact Award For Work with Hospitalized Children

Assistant Professor Megan Nickels, creator of UCF PedsAcademy, was named Thursday as the spring 2019 Marchioli Collective Impact Award winner. The ...
In the Hospital, but Still Learning

In the Hospital, but Still Learning

Ella Greene never liked math. Then the 9-year-old got bone cancer and went to Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Fla ...
Nemours, UCF Transform Education for Hospitalized Children

Nemours, UCF Transform Education for Hospitalized Children

Patients can use virtual reality, robotics and other high-tech learning tools to keep up with their studies. Other Recent News ...
UCF Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholar Awarded STEM Fellowship

UCF Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholar Awarded STEM Fellowship

Matthew Taylor, a UCF postdoctoral scholar in STEM education, was selected for one of ten highly-competitive annual CADRE fellowships. Recipients receive a one-year fellowship to work with the Community for ...
Aspiring Child Engineers Test Creative Problem-solving Skills at UCF Summer Camp

Aspiring Child Engineers Test Creative Problem-solving Skills at UCF Summer Camp

This summer, aspiring engineers in grades 3-8 tested their creative problem-solving skills at the EEK! Engineering Education for Kids summer ...
Action for Literacy Through Teacher Preparation, Professional Partnerships

Action for Literacy Through Teacher Preparation, Professional Partnerships

In the College of Community Innovation and Education at the University of Central Florida (UCF), we view partnerships as one ...
Four UCF Professors Help Develop National Training in Advocacy and Culturally Responsive Instruction

Four UCF Professors Help Develop National Training in Advocacy and Culturally Responsive Instruction

(Left to right) Professors Martha Lue Stewart, Suzanne Martin, Mary Little, and Associate Lecturer Constance Goodman What is DTEC-TAG, and ...
Supporting Children and Youth with Autism

Supporting Children and Youth with Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, and a perfect time to highlight the OSEP-funded Project Autism Spectrum … ...
Botswana Trip Encourages Student to Create Community Service Project

Botswana Trip Encourages Student to Create Community Service Project

Participating in our college’s Botswana study abroad program last summer inspired undergraduate student Maurice McLeish to create the Service Tour ...