Here’s What I Learned After 30+ Years of Teaching

Here’s What I Learned After 30+ Years of Teaching

Colleen Thrailkill ’99EdD shares wisdom from her new book, The Value of Rotting Pumpkins: The Art of Teaching Elementary School, ...
Research team members

UCF Professors Awarded NSF Grant to Empower Orange County K-8 Mathematics Teachers

Researchers in collaboration with Orange County Public Schools and City Year Orlando launch a program that includes creating a new ...
Trey Vasquez

UCF Teacher Education Professor Named American Council on Education Fellow

Eleazar “Trey” Vasquez is one of 52 fellows selected to participate in the ACE Fellows Program during the 2021-2022 academic ...
Marni Kay facilitating a virtual reading clinic with children

UCF Reading Clinic Engages Students in Virtual Shift During COVID-19

The UCF K-6 reading clinic is finding new ways to engage students while adapting to changes due to the COVID-19 ...
UCF students working with young children with special needs

Funding and Cross-Discipline Opportunities for Special Education Preparation

Students pursuing advanced degrees in exceptional student education can apply for projects offering tuition support, collaboration across disciplines and specialized ...
Lessons in Motherhood and Teaching

Lessons in Motherhood and Teaching

Having a son midway through her degree helped Lindsey Palm learn to roll with the punches — a skill that ...
Amanda Lannan

Soon-to-be Triple Knight Becomes National Science Foundation Fellow

Future exceptional education graduate student currently a National Science Foundation CADRE fellow ...
people meeting at table

Future STEM Teachers Will Shape Their Own Preparation Programs

A National Science Foundation grant will explore the impact of a professional development framework in preparing prospective secondary mathematics teachers ...
child wearing headphones using tablet

UCF Investigates Artificial Intelligence to Help Children Teach Coding to Classmates While Learning Social Skills

A $2.5 million grant aims to help students with autism spectrum disorder and other conditions be more aware of their ...
man with headphones on laptop

UCF Helps Launch 1st Nationwide Technology Support Center for Higher Education Faculty

UCF, University of Kansas and the Center for Applied Special Technology will oversee the 24/7 resource to help professors better ...
Zoobee's World - virtual

UCF Patents Virtual Technology that Uses Biometric Sensors in New Way to Help People Conquer Fear and Anxiety Disorders

Lisa Dieker and the Center for Research in Education Simulation Technology recently received two patents, one of which aims to ...
children learning to use technology

New Study Explores Effectiveness of Using Robots to Teach STEM Lessons, Communication Skills

UCF is working with other universities on Department of Education project to help children with autism spectrum disorder through innovative ...
Karlie Braddy sitting at desk

Alumni Giving Back to Future Teachers

The last thing Karlie Braddy '20 expected when she joined UCF's elementary education program was to graduate in the middle ...
UCF student and Project Focus staff member meeting face-to-face during an initial assessment session.

UCF Offers Individualized Coaching to Improve Organization and Focus

Undergraduate students who need help with organization, planning or memory can participate in coaching sessions at the Toni Jennings Exceptional ...
Whitney Hanley standing with UCF exceptional education professor Rebecca HInes

Exceptional Education Doctoral Graduate to Prepare Future Teachers

Whitney Hanley will graduate with her doctorate in exceptional education and head to Iowa to become an assistant professor ...