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Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy

Dec. 1, 2022

Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy Committee
2022 Award Announcement

Submitted by Kathleen A. Hinchman, Committee Chair

The Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy is...

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Sunnyside class of 2023 to set the school record for most students accepted into the University of Arizona

Nov. 29, 2022

This year's class of graduating seniors will walk the stage at Sunnyside in May 2023 with a new record: With 167 students so far accepted, this marks an even larger portion of the graduating class that could be UArizona-bound in the fall, according to the school. The Sunnyside CATS initiative is supported by College of Education faculty and staff in partnership with the Sunnyside school district and UArizona recruitment/...

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Alumni Ty White named Arizona's Teacher of the Year

Nov. 23, 2022

University of Arizona College of Education Alumni Ty White has been named Arizona's Teacher of the Year and was awarded at the...

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Alumni Vanessa Anthony-Stevens and Philip Stevens on Advancing Native American STEM Instruction and Education

Nov. 23, 2022

“Indigenous people do not come to STEM as empty vessels. Indigenous worldviews and ways of being in relationship with world have helped Indigenous people to live in this place we call the Americas for millennia,” said Philip Stevens, director of American Indian Studies and associate professor in anthropology, who is helping lead...

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Worlds of Words Professor and Program Director Kathy Short

Sept. 19, 2022

“As a professor here, I was in the Department of Language, Reading and Culture." “My focus as an educator was on inquiry and curriculums, not just here in the U.S. but all around the world. When I traveled, I saw that kids elsewhere had a knowledge of the cultures around them that I didn’t see here in the U.S. I wanted to start changing that.”

Arizona Daily Star spoke with Worlds of Words professor...

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LLL Graduate, Johnique Woods

Sept. 15, 2022

Literacy, Learning and Innovation is a program that prepares you to lead and impact diverse communities in formal and informal educational settings. Graduates understand that learning happens all around us and that leadership is much more than managing people and speaking from a podium. Many of our graduates go on to research and graduate degrees.

Graduates like Johnique Woods was able to...

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New U of A Project Brings Children, Elders Together, Uses Literature to Explore Identity

Aug. 25, 2022

Worlds of Words, housed in the University of Arizona College of Education, in partnership with the Southern Arizona Writing Project, is relaunching Salas de Libros (“living room of books” in Spanish, called Salas for short), an innovative literacy program that will bring together children, youth, and elders from many different communities across southern Arizona to explore cultural identity and community through reading...