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The Library of Congress has awarded USF College of Education professors continuation funding to expand the training and research activities that strengthen the skills of early childhood teachers to support preschoolers’ exploratory learning and play-based inquiry using community-based historical photographs.
USF professors study the civil rights movement during REACH Montgomery Museum Studies program in Alabama
Eight USF professors journeyed to Montgomery, Ala., this summer to learn about and to reflect on the civil rights movement in the United States and to develop ways to best teach the lessons they learned to today’s students.
In a recently published research brief for the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching, College of Education Professor David Rosengrant explores the use of eye trackers to study student attention and how educators can use the insights from this research to maintain interest in the classroom.
The Conversation: Warning signs can be detected sooner through universal screenings for student mental health
In an article written for The Conversation, College of Education Associate Professor Nathaniel von der Embse discusses the proactive system of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and the critical role schools play in supporting student mental health.
June 3, 2022Research
The research of more than 70 USF researchers and graduate students will be presented to the educational research community at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting from April 21-26 in San Diego, CA.
USF research team receives $1 million grant to launch oral history project exploring civics education, varying systems of government
The USF College of Education was awarded a $1 million grant by the Florida Department of Education to develop a new series of oral history resources that will be used by educators, school districts and the public as part of Florida’s revised civics education curriculum.
A USF research team has received a $50,000 grant from the Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood to launch a new project that will help caregivers identify early warning signs of mental health issues in young children.
Research shows importance of providing multicultural books that reflect children’s identity during the pandemic
When the pandemic began and schools moved to remote learning, many parents and caregivers were afraid their children would fall behind academically and socially. Responding to those concerns led College of Education professors AnnMarie Gunn and Susan Bennett to team up with the Police Athletic League (PAL) of St. Petersburg, which seeks to inspire hope and transform the lives of at-risk youth.
City of St. Petersburg approves USF and community researchers’ recommendations on how to address systemic racism
St. Petersburg City Council members are moving forward with a plan created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers coordinated by the University of South Florida on how to identify and address structural racism in the community.
A reflection of the authors' research interests and experiences, the book, titled “(Re)Designing Programs: A Vision for Equity-Centered, Clinically Based Teacher Preparation,” explores the current issues faced in K-12 schools and the need to flip teacher learning upside-down.
The Journal of Practitioner Research, an open-access journal housed in the USF College of Education, published a special issue about the challenges and opportunities teachers are facing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A USF research team was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a multi-year project that will prepare the next generation of educators and scholars within the school psychology profession.
September 29, 2021Research