Researchers have identified notable similarities and differences in the UIC context and the Uludağ University.
“Math is in school, the world is out there, and never the two shall meet.”
That is the central critique of the College of Education’s Rico Gutstein, PhD as he reflects on how math education is conducted in urban schools. Most students, he argues, do not have the opportunity to use mathematics to really understand what is happening in their lives.Read more
As President Obama prepares to address the nation in the annual State of the Union address, join College faculty, students and alumni in a live discussion of the education policies proposed by the President. To join the discussion, become a member of our...Read more
Note: the College's Josh Radinsky, PhD, associate professor of curriculum and instruction and Federico Waitoller, PhD, assistant professor of special education, wrote the following letter to the Chicago Tribune editorial board. The letter was published in the January 26 edition of the...Read more
Much of the debate on the use of educational technology focuses on how districts will afford to place the newest technologies available in the hands of their students. In Philadelphia, where school budgets are scraping bottom, iPads are purchased on a school-by-school basis. In Los Angeles, the district has invested $1 billion to provide every student with an iPad.Read more
Jaime Zurheide, PhD student in special education at UIC, will receive the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research Doctoral Student Scholars award. This award has been given to 11 scholars in Special Education nation-wide who were selected for the quality of their dissertation...Read more
When students face real or perceived racial discrimination either inside or outside the school, their performance in the classroom can be affected. The College of Education's Aerika Brittian, PhD, assistant professor of education psychology, examines strategies students use to cope with...Read more