A lot of kids aren’t meeting grade-level expectations after a year of interruptions. Here’s how the Lee’s Summit, North Kansas City and Kearney school districts are addressing COVID-19 learning loss. See Story at KCUR
School of Education News
Every year, the highly competitive UM System President’s Awards recognize faculty who have made exceptional contributions in advancing their university community. The awards are presented on behalf of President Mun Choi to faculty members across the four universities of the UM System. This year, Laverne Berkel, associate professor of counseling and counseling psychology, was honored with an award. See full story at UMKC Today
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IUE presents a webinar providing P-12 educators with technology tools for facilitating learning in the classroom as well as remote learning. Continue reading “IUE Voices in Education: Technology Tools for Classroom-Based and Remote Learning”
IUE presents a webinar providing P-12 educators with information for differentiating instruction in remote learning situations. Continue reading “IUE Voices in Education: Techniques for Differentiation in Remote Learning”
IUE presents a webinar providing P-12 educators with information how to empower student voice in the classroom. Continue reading “IUE Voices in Education: Promoting Student Voice & Agency in the Classroom”
IUE presents a webinar providing educators with information about Anti-Racist classroom practices, including a brief historical context, information about culturally responsive, culturally relevant and anti-racist teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.
Facilitators: Dr. Brad Poos and Jennifer Fergerson, Institute for Urban Education at UMKC
Panelists: Kirsten Brown, Crossroads Academy Charter School; Susana Elizarraraz, Latinx Education Collaborative; Chaur Jacobson, Turner High School; La’Shawna Wilson, West Park Elementary, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools