26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on November 5, 2014 in the Georgia State University Speakers Auditorium. This year’s lecturer is Dr. Jeannie Oakes, President-Elect of the American Educational Research Association. The lecture take place from 6:30-8:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!
UACM Information Session-
UACM Urban Accelerated Certification and Master’s Program @ GSU presents UACM Information Session – Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.
REGISTRATION LINK: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/uacm-information-session-tickets-13185356757
Ryan Harry (Sankofa Cohort 2005-2007) presenting about using music in urban education at a conference in Las Vegas!
The UACM application deadline is February 15th of each year.
Another great summer of exploration and investigation. Thanks to everybody who made this camp a huge success!
In loving memory of Dr. Floretta Thornton-Reid June 17, 1950-November 28, 2013
Dr. Floretta Thornton- Reid of Columbus, GA passed away Thursday, November 28, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL. She was 63 years of age and resided at 526 Broadway. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ledger-enquirer/obituary.aspx?n=floretta-thornton-reid&pid=168363086#sthash.XelW3fKi.dpuf
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UACM faculty member, Dr. Brian Williams, and student, Courtney Mack, sat down with Class Chronicles at WRFG 89.3 FM to talk about Urban Education and the work of the UACM program.
How early is too early to teach a kid to code? There are now great programs that introduce kids to the idea of coding. Scratch, a free program put out by the lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media Lab. is one of them. Scratch allows you to program your own interactive stories, games,… more »
Can you believe it? Over 4,000 kids submitted videos to the 2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media were thrilled and amazed at the amount of work these students put into creating their games. They used over 15 different platforms to create their games and received support and… more »
We love digital tools to go along with our more traditional learning methods. Apps that help with Vocabulary are particularly effective compared to standard methods of learning vocab such as flash cards. According to Kimberly at Learning Unlimited digital vocabulary apps help kids learn since they can be used to:
hear pronunciations;… more »