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Profs. Varelas and Superfine are named 2012 Researchers of the Year
January 11, 2013
Varelas has been named a Distinguished Researcher for advancing promising approaches for science education, in particular at the lower grades for youth in urban, low-income schools. She has done so by highlighting the potential value of integrating literacy and science instruction within a culturally-informed framework of pedagogy.
Superfine earned the Rising Star commendation for his work interdisciplinary approach that synthesizes insights from education policy, law, history and political science to understand potential impacts on current U.S. education reform efforts.
Congratulations to Varelas and Superfine!
Edina Malagic gets a double dose of learning what it means to be a teacher in an urban school when she reports to Spencer Elementary Technology Academy on Chicago’s West Side.
For the first part of her day, Malagic, a junior at UIC’s College of Education, spends hours in high-performing, veteran teachers’ classrooms to learn the practical side of teaching. Afterward, she is steeped in theory through her regular college coursework.
And she never leaves Spencer to do it. It’s a unique arrangement, for sure.Read More...
5 things you should know about our master's/teaching certification programs
January 09, 2013
2. You can earn your master's degree and be eligible for a teaching certification in just 1 year.
3. You'll work side by side with renowned faculty.
4. We're ranked among the best graduate education schools in the country.
5. Our teachers get hired!