Spanish Heritage Language Education – Maria M. Carreira

As a keynote lecture for the 2020 Spanish and Portuguese Academic Research Conference (SPARC), Maria M. Carreira will present this talk.  She is Professor of Spanish at California State University, Long Beach. Sponsored by Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere (Rothman Endowment); Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies; Department of Linguistics; Center for […]

The Coral Way Bilingual Program Presentation

This presentation of the Coral Way Bilingual Program celebrates the historic events from 1961 through 1968 that shaped the first publicly funded bilingual and bicultural immersion program in the country at Coral Way Elementary School in Miami, Florida. Presentations by Maria Coady, PhD, professor of bilingual education in UF’s College of Education; Bess de Farber, grants manager for the […]

The Coral Way Bilingual Program Presentation

This presentation of the Coral Way Bilingual Program celebrates the historic events from 1961 through 1968 that shaped the first publicly funded bilingual and bicultural immersion program in the country at Coral Way Elementary School in Miami, Florida. Presentations by Maria Coady, PhD, professor of bilingual education in UF’s College of Education; Bess de Farber, grants manager for the […]

Mapping a Dialogue: Marginalized Youth and Literacy

The collision of thought processes around innovative ways of visualizing social inequities often brings artists, educators, and engineers together. Join Michelle Tillander, Associate Professor of Art and Sally Crane, PhD candidate in the College of Education for a conversation ignited by the artwork Prison Searches in regard to the mediated sociocultural landscape, literacy, and the […]

Humanities and the Sunshine State: Teaching Florida’s Climates Educator Workshop

Recognizing that people in Florida shape their environment, but they are also sensitive to environmental changes, Humanities and the Sunshine State: Teaching Florida’s Climates is a unique, interdisciplinary residential educator seminar that tackles the complex issue of climate change. This program approaches Florida’s environment from multiple disciplines through systems thinking, and by situating contemporary changes […]

UF Synergies Research: Ethics and Education in the Age of Accountability

Elizabeth Currin, Department of Education Currin’s research addresses the “Age of Accountability,” a decades-long period defined by top-down education reforms that position teachers as both the problem and the potential solution for America’s so-called failing public schools. This, Currin argues, leads to increased teacher stress, a loss of creativity, and a shift in teachers’ answering […]

Elizabeth Currin, Department of Education

Ph.D. Candidate, Education 2018-2019 Rothman Doctoral Fellow Currin’s research addresses the “Age of Accountability,” a decades-long period defined by top-down education reforms that position teachers as both the problem and the potential solution for America’s so-called failing public schools. This, Currin argues, leads to increased teacher stress, a loss of creativity, and a shift in […]