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CEHS announces first cohort of Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teacher Noyce Fellows

The WVU College of Education and Human Services and the “Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teachers”, known as the M3T project, have selected 19 M3T Noyce Fellows who will serve as the first cohort in a statewide, mathematics teacher leadership program. The program is supported by a six-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, along with additional grants from the West Virginia Department of Education.

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Expert on technology and student success to join the Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies

With academic instruction largely migrating to a virtual format this fall, there is a greater opportunity than ever before to find ways to measure student engagement in their coursework. According to John Campbell, an expert in the use of data analytics to gauge student success, online instructors can look for certain warning signs for students who may be at risk.

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CEHS, WVPEC partner to provide parent resources for online learning

To meet the needs of parents and caregivers are who navigating the new realities of remote learning in an ever-changing educational landscape, the WVU College of Education and Human Services and the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative have partnered to produce a series of videos to address relevant topics around online learning.  

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Sibling relationship scholar to join the Department of Counseling and Learning Sciences

Many of us – approximately 80 percent of the U.S. population – have at least one sibling. This means that many of us have experienced the fighting and friendship that sibling bonds can cultivate. Research shows that while these relationships can create conflict, they can also foster skill development.

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Nair to join the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

In the United States, more than 20 percent of individuals are bilingual, and the majority of the global population is bilingual. Despite this large group of individuals who speak more than one language, there is little clinical research about how to treat bilingual or multilingual individuals who have speech and language disorders.

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CEHS recognizes Monahan Award Recipients, outstanding students for 2019-2020 academic year

Each year, the WVU College of Education and Human Services recognizes its students for their outstanding achievements both in and outside of the classroom. For the 2019-2020 academic year, the College has named three graduating undergraduates as recipients of the William G. Monahan Award and seven students as recipients of Outstanding Student Awards.

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CEHS to welcome former school counselor with a passion for student success

In uncertain times, professional school counselors provide critical support for students facing a variety of challenges in their homes and schools. To continue to support the profession with highly qualified school counselors, the College of Education and Human Services will welcome Rawn Boulden as an assistant professor this fall.

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Two CEHS faculty named Chester E. and Helen B. Derrick Endowed Professors

The WVU College of Education and Human Services has named two long-time faculty members as Chester E. and Helen B. Derrick Endowed Professors. Reagan Curtis, professor in the Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development, was named the Chester E. and Helen B. Derrick CEHS Endowed Professor. Sam F. Stack, Jr., professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies, was named the Chester E. and Helen B. Derrick Teacher Education Endowed Professor.

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CEHS celebrates Virtual Research Week

The College of Education and Human Services will virtually celebrate WVU Research Week from Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3. As part of the week’s events, the College has transitioned its faculty research poster displays originally intended for Allen Hall to Virtual Hallways on the CEHS website. To visit the Virtual Hallways and learn more about CEHS research, visit:  https://cehs.wvu.edu/research/virtual-hallway

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Ten tips for on keeping your family on track during the COVID-19 pandemic

Businesses and schools across the United States have shut their doors indefinitely, and the news cycle is dominated by stories of the COVID-19 pandemic and its far-reaching economic and social impacts. Though adults are bearing the brunt of the anxiety and stress, children are not immune to the emotional and psychological effects of these uncertain times.

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Beyond Black History Month: CEHS scholars advocate for more diverse approach to social studies education

February is Black History Month, and in social studies classrooms throughout the United States, it may be the only time of the year when students are exposed to diverse histories. CEHS experts in social studies education, Tiffany Mitchell Patterson and Natasha Murray-Everett, hope to change that.

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LSHD Brown Bag set for Wednesday, Jan. 29

This Wednesday, the Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development will host their first Brown Bag Luncheon of the semester from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in 700A Allen Hall. The topic of this luncheon is Graduate Student Research Presentations. A panel of graduate students will share their research journeys, such as the ups and downs, what led them to this point, and what they wish they had known. All graduate students across all programs are welcome to attend. Questions should be directed to Cathy Garner at clgarner@mix.wvu.edu or Megan Mikesell at mesamples@mix.wvu.edu.

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Dagen serves as co-editor of new literacy education textbook

Allison Swan Dagen, professor and Literacy Education Graduate Program coordinator is a co-editor of a new book released this week. "Best Practices of Literacy Leaders: Keys to School Improvement, 2nd edition," brings together key researchers in the literacy education field and serves as a guide for advocating and supporting literacy leadership in PreK-12 schools. Additionally, the content of this volume is foregrounded the International Literacy Association's Standards for Literacy Professionals 2017. Best Practices of Literacy Leaders is a joint publication of Guilford Press and the International Literacy Association.

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