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Reception on Sunday to kick off “Wonder of Learning” exhibit

A reception will be held Jan. 22 to formally kick off the ”Wonder of Learning” exhibit at Northgate Mall in Durham. The exhibit showcases the work of the renowned Reggio Emilia infant-toddler centers and preschools in Italy. The School of Education is one of the sponsors of the local appearance of the traveling exhibit. The reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the exhibit, near Entrance 10 of the mall. RSVP by emailing Laurie Norman, laurie_norman@unc.edu.

Student-led group organizes conference examining race issues

We are, a group led by doctoral student Ronda Bullock, is organizing its second annual “Let’s Talk Racism” conference to explore race issues in education. The conference, being held March 25 at N.C. Central University in Durham, is themed “Recognizing, Resisting and Revising.” The event is intended to give K-12 educators and pre-service teachers an opportunity to engage in sessions centered on the impact of systemic racism and ways of dismantling it in our schools. Betinna Love, faculty member at the University of Georgia, will be the keynote speaker. For more information, go to https://socialequity.duke.edu/we-are.

Publications, presentations, etc.

William A. Sandoval, Jeffrey A. Greene and Ivar Braten. “Understanding and Promoting Thinking About Knowledge: Origins, Issues, and Future Directions of Research on Epistemic Cognition.” Review of Research in Education. December 2016.

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Events

Sunday, Jan. 22

Wonder of Learning Opening Reception
6:30p.m.
Northgate Mall