From the dean
SOE faculty helping answer pressing questions about assessment and student learning

Improving student assessments is a critical component of school reform. UNC School of Education faculty are helping show the way. … [Read more]

Anniversary celebrations draw 350 supporters

The School of Education’s 125th anniversary celebrations on Sept. 24-25 drew approximately 350 alumni and other supporters of the school as it commemorated more than a century of service by its faculty and graduates. Relive the celebration!
• View the slideshow
• View and download photos
• Read the citations of our Peabody Award winner and the six Alumni Achievement Award winners

Dean McDiarmid talks about education Thursday
on 'The State of Things'

Dean Bill McDiarmid talks about how his background contributed to his views on education issues and about the legacy of the School of Education during Thursday’s broadcast of North Carolina Public Radio’s “The State of Things” program on WUNC, 91.5 FM, at noon.

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Learning with LEARN NC

Differentiating instruction in theory and practice
Today’s classrooms contain an astounding diversity among students. The need to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all of these students has never been more pressing. This LEARN NC series of articles is addressing a variety of topics within differentiation through text, graphics and video. … [Read more]

A related series of free hour-long web conferences is being held throughout this school year. Register for the conferences here.

Reading comprehension: From research to practice in middle grades language arts
This LEARN NC article shares the details of a successful collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education faculty member Leigh Hall and eighth-grade teacher Deanna Watts on a research project that greatly improved students' reading comprehension. … [Read more]