Tag: University of Arizona

Expect More Arizona — Parents, here’s how to make online learning easier for you and teachers, alike. See more state education news here

| September 8, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Parents, here’s how to make online learning easier for you and teachers, alike. See more state education news here

A few weeks into the school year, things are already easier than they were at the beginning. But distance learning isn’t simple. To help, here’s some of the advice that I give families I work with:

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Pandemic Moves Most Arizona Earth Day Events onto Cyberspace — (Flagstaff). See more state education news here

| April 21, 2020
Pandemic Moves Most Arizona Earth Day Events onto Cyberspace — (Flagstaff). See more state education news here

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is coming up this week, but Arizonans and others will not be marking the occasion in the usual way.

The pandemic and social distancing have forced most of the events to go online. But organizers say their original intent – to spur people into action – has not changed.

Sandy Bahr, director at the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Sierra Club, said despite the changes, people still can connect and take action on climate, clean air and water.

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$1.2M Grant Will Help Prepare Indigenous Elementary Teachers for STEM Instruction

| November 7, 2018
$1.2M Grant Will Help Prepare Indigenous Elementary Teachers for STEM Instruction

The University of Arizona’s Indigenous Teacher Education Project has received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will double the number of Native American students in the program, establish new tribal partnerships and support a new focus on STEM education.

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Brain Builders for Life

| May 8, 2017
Brain Builders for Life

Join us for an engaging 16-hour workshop focusing on the brain development of children prenatal to age three and how it effects the cognitive, social-emotional and physical growth of the typical child.

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AZ WEEK: School Year Ends, Education Reform Begins Anew

| May 27, 2015
AZ WEEK: School Year Ends, Education Reform Begins Anew

May 23, 2015 • Arizona Public Media Arizona Week explores Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s call for education reform, made last week at his leadership conference in Phoenix. Included on the program: Former Superintendent of Public Instruction Lisa Graham Keegan discusses the need for reform and the “A for Arizona” program she works on with chambers of […]

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