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09/12/2018
Are Students Being Prepared to Thrive in a Knowledge Economy?
For Marc Nachowitz, assistant professor of teacher education at Miami University, the goal of knowledge-transforming literacy is to teach students how to work with knowledge. It’s about learning how to generate ideas and to ask questions, and to challenge, advance, and justify ideas through social dialogue. 
08/29/2018
Learning to Unlearn How We Think about Teaching and Schooling
Starting this fall, a new Community-based Action Project for Future Teachers (CAP) will be introduced to the College of Education, Health and Society. CAP promises to help educators become more critically-minded, culturally relevant, and better equipped to help more students succeed.
08/14/2018
Making the Most of Moments that Matter
romano-with-students-3x2.pngIndelible moments. We all have them. And it’s a concept that Tom Romano speaks about openly and often, and with a respect befitting the grip, such experiences can have on our lives. 
08/01/2018
Reframe Podcast: Episode 37
Learning to Unlearn How We Think about Teaching and Schooling
07/31/2018
Miami Students Help Local School Children Find Joy in Reading
Celebrating summertime with a good book is a hallmark of the season. It’s also a time-honored tradition that the Oxford Literacy Team introduces to young readers through its annual Super Summer Readers program.
07/24/2018
OCSS announces Maria Kahn, a teacher education student, as a 2018 Jim Sheehan Award Winner
The Ohio Council for the Social Studies (OCSS) recently announced Maria Kahn's selection as a 2018 Jim Sheehan Award Winner.
06/19/2018
Creative Class Project Leads to Publication for Math Education
As part of a mathematics history and technology course, EHS students authored and helped illustrate original children’s picture books featuring the biographies of important mathematicians.
06/01/2018
Reframe Podcast: Episode 33
Illustrating African American Experiences
05/16/2018
Award-Winning Miami Course Illustrates African-American Experiences Through Childrens Literature
childrens-book-covers180x120.jpgIn a lot of ways, children’s literature has transcended many of the stereotypes that still define it. Today, it often channels deeper cultural signifiers that reflect and chronicle battles for equality, such as moments of tumultuous political change, the profound need for continual progress, and more. And throughout her recent class, which was made possible through a grant from the Center for Teaching Excellence, Dales and her students have explored texts and art that cover the history of the Civil Rights Movement, the Harlem Renaissance, slavery and emancipation, and modern racial identity construction, among others.