To get a better grasp of children’s health, College of Education doctoral student Elgin Andrews is working with After-School All-Stars Atlanta — a program run by the Department of Kinesiology and Health that provides comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk students in the metro Atlanta area — to study how curriculum and policy can be geared toward urban youth to increase their overall health.
Jaleh Behroozi Soroui, director of the American Institute for Research’s Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, will give a presentation entitled, “Measuring the Literacy Competencies of the United States and 23 Other Countries,” on Oct. 4 from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in room 1030 of the College of Education (30 Pryor St., Atlanta).
College of Education Professor Julie Washington and Assistant Professor Nicole Patton-Terry have received a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to develop one of four national Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs – epicenters of research on learning disabilities.
Washington and Patton-Terry will focus on African American children in… more »
The College of Education’s Urban Child Study Center is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes the overall development and school success of children and youth in urban contexts through innovative, translational research that informs policy and practice. Leveraging the college’s and university’s talent and resources, the center focuses on children, families, schools and communities.
The mission of the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences is to perform innovative, interdisciplinary research to improve the lives of children and adolescents with mobility disorders. Currently, the center is conducting exploratory research in four primary areas that challenge children: idiopathic toe walking, Down syndrome, lower limb amputation and cerebral palsy, and has already made… more »
The Center for School Safety, School Climate and Classroom Management is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes basic and applied research and facilitates educational and outreach efforts. The center consists of faculty members representing a broad span of academic orientations including education, psychology, law, social work, criminal justice, nursing and policy development.
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