Author: Paul Barnett

Professor James Kaufman was interviewed by New Scientist about nurturing or suppressing creativity in the classroom.

 

Want to Think Outside of the Box? Try Sniffing a Placebo

 

The placebo effect is best known in medicine for making people feel better when they are given sham treatments. Now there is growing interest in using placebos to boost athletic and cognitive abilities…

 

 

Professor James Kaufman was interviewed by New Scientist about nurturing or suppressing creativity in the classroom.

 

Congratulations Professors Sally Reis and Joseph Renzulli – NAGC Book of the Year 2017

Congratulations to Our

NAGC Book of the Year Award Winners

 

Curriculum Compacting: A Guide to Differentiating Curriculum and Instruction Through Enrichment and Acceleration (2nd ed.)

Prufrock Press’sCurriculum Compacting andBreaking Through! have been announced as two of the 2017 National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Book of the Year Award winners. The books were named in the Practitioner and Parent/Caregiver categories, respectively.

In Breaking Through!: Helping Girls Succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, by Harriet S. Mosatche, Ph.D., Elizabeth K. Lawner, and Susan Matloff-Nieves, parents will find tips they can immediately use to help combat the gender imbalance in STEM areas.

Curriculum Compacting: A Guide to Differentiating Curriculum and Instruction Through Enrichment and Acceleration(2nd ed.), by Sally M. Reis, Ph.D., Joseph S. Renzulli, Ed.D., and Deborah E. Burns, Ph.D., introduces the strategies that teachers need to understand to implement curriculum compacting.

Current Openings: School Psychology & Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology

Current Openings in the Department of Educational Psychology


Assistant Professor, Tenure Track — School Psychology  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10029

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track — Learning Sciences https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10027

 As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations

Sandra Chafouleas Named Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

Professor Sandra M. Chafouleas in the Neag School’s Department of Educational Psychology has been named a University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor — the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. The award honors faculty who have spent at least 10 years of their career at UConn and have attained the rank of full professor. The UConn Board of Trustees approved Chafouleas’ prestigious designation at its April 26 meeting in Storrs. [Read the full article]

Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference

Join Us for Our 6th Annual

Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference

A One-Day Event for K-12 Educators

Sponsored by the Department of Educational Psychology
in the Neag School of Education

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
University of Connecticut Main Campus
Storrs, Connecticut

$115 registration fee includes conference attendance, UConn parking, and lunch.

For more information please visit the conference website.